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SKS “Back to School” Creative Writing Competition

SKS “Back to School” Creative Writing Competition

The SKS Back to Schoolcreative writing competition is subject to the following terms and conditions. By participating in this competition, entrants are deemed to accept these terms and conditions.


Primary school: write a 100-word essay on ‘my last holiday’

Junior Secondary school: write a 200-word essay on ‘looking forward to a new session’

Senior Secondary school: write a 300-word essay on ‘most memorable thing from last session’




List of items to be won:

ipod touch, ipad air, bicycles, tricycles, beats by Dr. Dre airphones, LEGO gifts


6pm, Friday, 14th October 2016.


1. Entrants should include the following information (IN BLOCK CAPITALS) with their submission

o Name

o Age

o Parent and own email address

o Parent’s Telephone number

o Category of entry.

o Name of School

2. Entrants can only be in one category as illustrated below:

o Primary School – “My Last Holiday” a 100-word essay.

o Junior Secondary School- “Looking forward to a New Session” a 200-word essay.

o Senior Secondary School- “Most Memorable thing from last session” a 300-word


3. Submissions for the SKS “Back to school” creative writing competition will begin on Friday

9th September 2016, and will close on Friday 14th October 2016. If your entry is received

after this date it will not be submitted to the judges.

4. The SKS “Back to School” Competition is free and open to all SKS customers who submit

via email to . By submitting a creative story typed on A4 size paper with

double line spacing, saved in either PDF or Word format.

5. All entrants require parental or guardian consent to enter the SKS “Back to School”

competition. GTBank (“the Organiser”) reserves the right to require proof of the relevant


6. An entrant can submit only one entry.

7. The judging panel is responsible for the allocation of awards and the decision of the

Chairman of the Judging Panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into regarding

that decision.

8. GTBank may use the data submitted by each entrant for the purposes of managing the

competition. By being a part of this competition, each entrant consents to such use of his/her

information. If you do not wish to consent to such use, please do not enter this promotion

9. All entries together with the smart kids’ details (name, age or town) may be used in publicity

campaigns (including press, social media, calendars, cards, posters and other point of sale

materials) for this year’s competition and for future competitions. Photographs of the winners

together with their names and ages may be used in publicity campaigns where the parents

or guardians of the winners have given their consent.

10. Winners will be notified by telephone or email and a list of prize winners will be published on

GTBank’s social media pages, website, and national newspapers. All reasonable efforts will

be made to contact the winners. If the winners cannot be contacted after all reasonable

efforts, the competition organizer will select the next best entry as the winner.

11. The rules of the competition may not be changed or modified and will strictly be applied.

12. Media type a word document either in Microsoft office word or PDF file.

13. Submitted entries must have been completed and submitted by 6pm Friday 14th

October 2016.

14. Entrants will be judged based on the creativity and originality of their written essays. Entries

must be the original work of the entrant and not have been published (as a publication

registered with an ISBN, ISSN or Cataloguing-in-Publication entry), broadcast, or won a prize

in any previous competition.

15. Entries can be submitted via e-mail to

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THE COMPETITION IS 6pm, Friday, 14th October 2016.


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