Terms and Conditions - 2017 Jealous Saboteurs Teen Writing Competition

  • The 2017 Jealous Saboteurs Teen Writing Competition runs from Saturday 12August – Saturday 28 October 2017 inclusive.
  • Entries close 4pm Saturday 28 October 2017.
  • Late entries will not be entered into the competition.
  • All entries must be typed.
  • A strict word count of 750 words max will be imposed.
  • All work must be original to the person on the entry form and unpublished. Only one entry per person.
  • Entries will be judged anonymously by the selected panel.
  • The decision of the judges is final.
  • Finalists will be notified by Wednesday 15November 2017 and invited to attend the prize-giving function at Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 12pm, Sunday 3rd December 2017.
  • Entry is open to young people in years 9-13 of high school only.
  • First, Second and Third place prizes will be awarded.
  • Winners will be publicly announced and prizes presented on Sunday 3rd December between 12pm and 1pm, at Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
  • Prize winners will be invited to read their work on collection of their prize, or may choose for their work to be read on their behalf.
  • If unable to attend, arrangements will be made for winning prizes to be collected by, or delivered to, the winners.
  • Prize-winning works will be published in the Dunedin Public Libraries publication NB, and may be published online by both Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin Public Libraries, and Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature.
  • A copy of all entries will be retained by the Dunedin Public Libraries, unless an entrant requests otherwise.