George E
Ravenhall Writing Competition

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About George E Ravenhall

George E Ravenhall was a teacher of English and Writing at EQDemic School. His passion and enthusiasm for teaching and his students made him a popular teacher and colleague. 

The George E Ravenhall Writing Competition

is open to all students from Years One to Nine.

 

The competition encourages imagination, innovation and creativity. Stories submitted must be an original piece of prose writing, no poetry or scripts. Entries must be the sole work of the student, not copied from other works and they must be typewritten.

Any entry not following these rules will be disqualified. 

Entry is limited to one per student.

 

Categories and Themes

Years One to Two

No more than 500 words

Theme:  Hero  

 

Years Three to Four

No more than 500 words

Theme: Courage/Encourage

 

Years Five to Six

No more than 1000 words

Theme: Justice

 

Years Seven to Nine

No more than 1000 words

Theme: Betrayed

 

Judging

 

All entries received will be read by a judge.

A short list will be drawn from the entries and placed online.

Winners for each category will include the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice.

 

This is a creative writing competition and entries will be judged on the originality of the themes,

the development of the story and the quality of the writing.

Any entry exceeding the word limit will be disqualified.

 

Overall Winners

Winner’s Certificate

Book signed by author

Morning tea with Author

Written Report on their story

People’s Choice

Winner’s Certificate

Bookshop Gift Voucher

Written Report on their story

 

Judge’s Choice

Winner’s Certificate

Bookshop Gift Voucher

Written Report on their story

 

Short-listed Writers

Winner's Certificate

Written Report on their story

 

Important Dates

 

Competition opens on 23 OCT 2021

Competition Closes 11.59pm 14 NOV 2021

Short List announced  6pm 21 NOV 2021

Winners announced 6pm 23 DEC 2021

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