Once upon a life-saving nose

We are so excited to be launching our first ever story writing competition! If you know a creative young person that loves dogs, stories and superheroes, this is definitely one for them. There is heaps of inspawational advice to get started and its really easy to enter

Entry to this competition is open to children aged between 5 and 12 years on the 30th May 2020. Entries must be submitted by an adult (parent/guardian) on behalf of the child; this adult must have parental permission. This adult may be asked, with parental permission, to provide proof of age, identity and eligibility. Entry will be in two age categories – ages 5 to 8 years (on 30th May 2020) and 9 to 12 years (on 30th June 2020). Entrants must write a fictional short story (no more than 815 words in length). Please make sure you check the word count before submitting.

Entry closes on Friday 29th May at 20:00.

How to enter

Info Pack
Resources Pack

4. Enter your story here

Competition Entry Registration



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Alternatively send your story with your name and address to marketing@medicaldetectiondogs.org.uk

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