Armadale Young Writers' Awards

Armadale Young Writers' Awards

This creative writing (prose only) competition is open to students who reside or attend school in the City of Armadale in years 3 to 12.

The Armadale Young Writers' Awards will open and accept entries from 1 - 30 June 2019. Entries received before or after these dates will not be considered.

Questions to consider when writing:

  • Choose your font and font size carefully. Is it readable?
  • Does my story follow the correct structure of a short story?
  • Am I using paragraphs, and am I using them properly?
  • Have I edited, drafted and redrafted to ensure my story is the best example of what I am capable of as a writer?

Important Dates:

Entries Open
Saturday 1 June 2019, 9am (AWST)

Entries Close
Sunday 30 June 2019, 4pm (AWST)

Finalists notified
Monday 29 July 2019 (by the end of this week)

Winning entries on website
Monday 9 September 2019  

Prize winning entries for 2018

Years 3 & 4

Years 5 & 6

Years 7 & 8

Years 9 & 10

  • John Calvin Christian College
    • 2nd Place
    • Rhea Manoj
    • Scream 
    Carey Baptist College
  • John Calvin Christian College

Overall Winner

  • Kelmscott Senior High School