Conditions of Entry- Illustration

Students in Year 3 to Year 6 can enter this competition.

A student is asked to submit an illustration for one of the stories from the Tell Me a Story Writing competition short-list.  Every story which was ranked as “Commended” or higher, is on the short-list.

There are separate lists of stories for Year 3-4 and Year 5-6 illustrators.

To Enter this Competition                                                                                 

For a student, to enter this competition, we need to receive a list of student(s) from school, or a parent/guardian, by email to: 

in the format:  

Student’s Name

Year at School

Story Illustrated

Any time, on or before Wednesday, 16th June 2021. 


The illustration can be designed as the title page or as an illustration within the story.


Submitted entries must be the original work, not scanned or copied.

They must be either on A3 or A4 sized paper, either landscape or portrait format.

The artwork can be in any medium, in colour or black and white.  Soft mediums such as charcoal and pastel, must be ‘fixed’ with a spray fixative.  No entries which are still wet will be accepted.

Delivery of Art Work

Please write at the back of an artwork all this information:         

School/ or Parent

Year at School

Student’s Name

Story Illustrated

Illustration entries will be collected from schools or drop-off points by organisers on Thursday, 17th June 2021.

Other Important Information

Entries must be student’s own work.

An artwork shouldn’t incorporate any identifying information about the student.

By entering this competition, student’s parent/guardian is agreeing for student’s work to be exhibited at the Tuncurry Memorial Hall and included in Tell Me a Story book.

All entrants, their teachers and families are invited to attend the Awards Ceremony.