Conditions: Seniors Card Short Story Competition 2024

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TERMS and CONDITIONS

  • Entries Open Sunday 21 April 2024.
  • Entries Close 5pm Sunday 2 June 2024.
  1. The competition is open to all New South Wales Seniors Card and Senior Savers Card holders.
  2. Seniors Card Membership Number must be included on the entry form.
  3. Seniors Card Membership, competition entry and Workshops are FREE.
  4. The theme for this year is: ‘WHAT MADE ME’.
  5. Story length max. 1,000 words (Poetry not accepted). Excess word count will be immediately disqualified (the title is exempt).
  6. Multiple entries may be submitted but only one will be published. No entries will be accepted outside the stated competition dates and times, the Entry Form closing promptly at 5pm, Sunday 2nd June 2024.
  7. The top 100 entries will be published in the Seniors Card anthology to be released in November 2024.
  8. The judge’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
  9. The ENTRY FORM is available ONLINE on this FAW NSW website from Sunday 21 April 2024. Your story can be submitted online along with your entry form.
  10. Due to the requirement of the printer, entries to be in digital form only.
  11. Entries must be a Word document, not a PDF or Jpeg.
  12. Entries sent in a format other than Word cannot be accepted.
  13. Entries should be typed in 12pt font, double spaced. 
  14. AUTHOR NAME SHOULD ONLY APPEAR ON THE ENTRY FORM – NOT THE STORY.

Queries please contact: Cate Plink 0492 833 522 or email

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