Submission Deadlines to the 2015-16 Young Authors Awards are Approaching!
February 12, 2016
Entries must be submitted to OECTA School Association Representative.
February 19, 2016
Winning school entries must be
signed and submitted
to the local unit office.
There are three level of competition: school, unit and provincial. The first place winners at each level advance to the next. OECTA is proud to sponsor the annual Young Authors Awards/Prix Jeunes Écrivains. The awards celebrate the writing talents and accomplishments of students, who submit short stories, poems, nonfiction articles and reports in both English and French.
The first place winners at the school level advance to the unit level and then to the Provincial competition. A collection of the winning entries is published in book form each year
Provincial winners are announced at the June Council of OECTA Presidents and certificates will be issued to all provincial entries. Provincial plaques will be issued to all provincial winners and provincial winners will be published in a commemorative booklet.