Writing and Illustration competitions

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Competitions for
Year 3 to Year 6 students

2020 Writing Competition

The 2020 Tell Me a Story Writing Competition in now closed.

We received entries from 6 schools in the Great Lakes area and from one school in the Manning area. Entries from Manning and Great Lakes areas have been combined into one competition.

For Writing Competition short-listed stories, and the 2020 schedule, see the Writing Competition page.


2020 Illustration Competition

The Tell Me a Story Illustration competition opens in the week starting 18th May 2020.

Any student interested in entering this competition will be asked to illustrate one of the short-listed stories from the 2020 writing competition.


All participating students receive a certificate. In addition, short-listed entries receive:
Section 1 –  Years 3-4   special trophies;
Section 2 –  Years 5-6   special trophies and four $50 prizes.

For Illustration Competition details see the Illustration Competition page. http://www.tell-me-a-story.org.au/category/illustration-competition/