Share a Story 2017: The Rules!
Every year we receive thousands of Share a Story entries! Follow these rules to make sure yours isn't left out!
To enter Share a Story 2017 you must be between the ages of 5 and 12 at the time of the competition closing date which is on Friday 16th June 2017.The only way of entering is by using the entry forms provided HERE! on the CITV website.This year there will be 1 winner and 2 runners up in each age category.Share a Story 2017 has four age categories:
5 to 6 year olds
7 to 8 year olds
9 to 10 year olds
11 to 12 year olds
Entries will be judged based on but not limited to:
How engaging your idea is.
How well it can be adapted to a 1 minute animation.
Your entry forms must be hand drawn and you must be a resident of the UK, Isle of Man or Channel Islands.
All storyboard boxes and story writing areas must be filled in!Please note:IF THE CHILD IS UNABLE TO WRITE OUT THEIR OWN STORY ON THE ENTRY FORMS PROVIDED, WE WOULD ACCEPT A TYPED COPY OR A STORY WRITTEN OUT BY AN ADULT, HOWEVER ENTRIES WOULD NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LETTER EXPLAINING WHY THE FORM HAD NOT BEEN PRINTED OUT AND USED.
All contact details must be completed!We can not accept an entry created by more than one person, but feel free to send several entries in one envelope. You are limited to 1 entry per person! In the event of more than one entry is submitted, only your first entry will be considered.Entries can be received up to 5pm on Friday 16th June 2017.
Your story MUST be 100% your own! You mustNOT copy anyone else's workandYour story must NOT contain any of the following:
NO SENSITIVE INFORMATION
NO OFFENSIVE LANGUAGE OR IMAGES
Please note: We can NOT return Share a Story 2017 entries.so we recommend that entrants keep copies before sending.
You must be available to attend, with a parent or guardian, on the following dates:
Friday 1st September 2017 in Manchester
for one day on either 21st or 22nd October 2017 in Manchester
The Parent/Guardian consent form MUST be filled in and submitted with the story entry! We can NOT accept any other type of written consent.
A teacher can NOT give permission on behalf of a Parent/Guardian.Grandparents can NOT give permission on behalf of a Parent/Guardian.
We must receive your Share a Story entry before 5pm on Friday 16th June 2017!
Send your entries to ...
This year you can either send your entry via our freepost address: So no need for stamps!FREEPOST CITVor you can scan all your forms to the best quality you can and e-mail them to:firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: We can NOT return Share a Story 2017 entries.