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Writers' Competition

To encourage the art of writing,
we hold an annual competition.
The categories include poems or short stories by:
* Students in Grades 1-3 * Students in Grades 4-6
* Students in Grades 7-8 * Students in Grades 9-12 * Adults

Students in Grades 1-3

* Draw a picture and write a story about it.
Students in Grades 4-6

* Write a story (max 400 words) about your greatest adventure.
Write a poem about someone you admire.
Students in Grades 7-8

* Write a story or poem (max 500 words) entitled 'Celebrate'.
* Write a story (max 500 words) using the following phrase:
'There was a thunderous crash -'.
Students in Grades 9-12

* Write a story or poem (max 500 words) entitled, 'Oh, What a Beautiful Day!'.
* Write a story or poem(max 500 words) entitled, 'The Storm'.

* Write a story(max 500 words) entitled 'Life's Greatest Adventure'.
* Write an essay or poem (max 500 words) about who has had the greatest influence in your life.
Entry Information
Deadline for entries: Sat. May 24, 2013

Include your name, address, phone # and e-mail address (where applicable), age category, and topic.

Hard copies can be submitted to The Tweed News (Tweed & Area Writers' Competition) 242 Victoria St., Tweed, ON., K0K 3J0 Please note on the envelope 'Tweed & Area Arts Council Writers' Competition 2013'

E-Mail entries can be sent to meriel253@live.com Please make subject 'Writers' Competition 2014'