Young Writer

Information about the 2022-23 competition

Young Writer 2023
Young Writer 2023

Young Writer 2023

The theme for the 2022- 2023 competition is ‘Peace.

This competition aims to encourage young people to:

·       use their writing skills

·       write with imagination and creativity

The competition is open to all schools and college communities including those that are home educated and any other young peoples’ community organisations, for example, community RotaKids, community Interact, Scout Groups, Girl Guides. 

There are three age groups:

Junior:                     Up to and including 10 years old 

Intermediate:           11 to 13 years old

Senior                     14 to 17 years old 

Entrants must not be over the upper age parameters for each group on 31st August 2022.

The task is to produce a written or typed story in prose entitled, ‘Peace’. The written entry could be fiction or non-fiction, prose, or a poem, as long as the piece relates to the theme.

Up to maximum of 550 words for prose entries.

Up to a maximum of 40 lines for poetry entries.

No pictures/drawings to be part of the entry.

All entries to be legible. They can be written or typed

The deadline for clubs to submit their entries to District is 27th February 2023.

Up to three entries per club may be submitted to District, one in each age category. The winners in each age group in the District will be submitted for consideration at the national final.

Further details with an Information Pack, Poster and application form are on the Rotary GB&I website  HERE.

Any young person who is interested in taking part is invited to contact their local Rotary Club. HERE

More information (for Clubs) is available HERE

Further details are available from Charlotte Duncan using the Contact Form below.

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