Writing and Illustration competitions

Welcome to

Competitions for
Year 3 to Year 6 students

2021 Tell Me a Story competitions are now closed.

For the Writing Competition winners see Writing Competition page.

Writing Competition – Tell Me a Story

For the Illustration Competition winners see Illustration Competition page.

Illustration Competition – Tell Me a Story

 All the awarded stories and illustrations are published in the 2021 Tell Me a Story competition book.

Books can be purchased at the Awards Ceremony

or by contacting us by email  at   tmas@tellmeastory.org.au


AWARDS  CEREMONY   –  Friday  30/7/21   3:30 – 5 PM

              Awards Ceremony for the Writing and Illustration competitions, is going ahead at the Tuncurry Memorial Hall (subject to Covid-restrictions)

It will run as an exhibition of students’ stories and illustrations.

Students will pick up their certificates and awards individually,  at 4 different stands.

Everyone who ordered a competition book will be able to pick up the book(s) on the day (paid or not paid).

Students, teachers and family members from different schools are asked to come to the Awards Ceremony at different times, starting from  3:30  up to 5 PM. 

An email was sent to school contacts informing school community about timing and about current Covid-restrictions applicable at the Tuncurry Memorial Hall.

Please contact us by email  at   tmas@tellmeastory.org.au , if you haven’t received an email or need more information.


Articles in The Forster Tuncurry community newspaper

An Article about Mim Haigh, one of  the Tell Me a Story writing competition judges 

The Forster Tuncurry -17th Edition 31/03/2021 – The Forster Tuncurry  , page 16

2021 writing competition poster

The Forster Tuncurry – 15th Edition 03/03/2021 – The Forster Tuncurry  , page 5

Opening of the 2021 Tell Me a Story writing competition

The Forster Tuncurry – 14th Edition 17/02/2021 – The Forster Tuncurry , page 6

A number of photos and an article, covering 2020 Tell Me a Story  awards ceremony . Pages 1, 2 & 15. 




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