Commonwealth essay and design competition

Got this in the mail the other day from the NOC or Cycling Association (or both)…worth sharing (the relevant parts of it anyway) to the writers and artists who stop by here…take your shot.

The Commonwealth Day (March 11th 2013) is was celebrated annually in all commonwealth nations, this year under the theme “Opportunity Through Enterprise” and encourages imagination, creativity, and a positive attitude to grasp the opportunities of our time…along with the Commonwealth Day celebrations, we will be launching two competitions:

Antigua and Barbuda Glasgow 2014 Official Pin Competition – We will be inviting the public to submit designs for the Antigua and Barbuda’s Glasgow pin. The winning design with be immortalized as the official pin to be worn by the Antigua and Barbuda delegation at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and will win the grand prize of a 24 inch colour flat screen television; and

The Commonwealth Essay Competition – The Royal Commonwealth Society is once again holding their annual Commonwealth Essay Competition. This international writing competition encourages youth 18 and under to nurture their creative writing skills on selected topics about this year’s theme – “Opportunity Through Enterprise”. The contest is free to enter and prizes range from winning resources for their school to a trip to London, England. The deadline to enter is May 1st, 2013 and entries can be submitted online. Please visit their website for more details- http://www.thercs.org/youth

I checked out the latter and…

Organised by the RCS, this international youth writing contest has been running for over 100 years – the world’s oldest and largest – and is a highly regarded and popular international education project.

Open to all Commonwealth citizens aged 18 or under, the Essay Competition offers young people the opportunity to make their voice heard on a global platform, encouraging students to engage with issues which are important to them.

So, engage!

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