May 28, 2019

COBIS Poetry Competition 2019

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other

Description

Run by the Council of British International Schools: All entries must follow this year's theme "The Last Page".

This theme should be used to inspire students as they write their original poem.

Categories

There are three age categories (based on the age of the student as of 3 September 2018):

Category A: 10 yrs and under
Category B: 11-14 yrs
Category C: 15-19 yrs

For more information, please click here.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

Ages 7 - 19.

Competitiveness

3/5

Each COBIS school can submit up to three entries in each age category. Many schools choose to run an internal competition first, before submitting the three top entries to the COBIS Poetry Competition. Competitors are, therefore, in many cases, competing with other winning students.

Participation Cost

No costs. 

 

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

3/5 

Must be able to write poetry according to a theme.

Time Commitment

2/5

Students could spend time reading and writing poetry, but ultimately the competition comes down to submissions, which can be written quickly or take long periods of time, depending on the individual students' method and ability.

Application Deadline

2020 dates to be released.

Application Process Includes

COBIS Supporting Member, Pobble, will be managing the entry process for the 2019 COBIS Poetry Competition and entries can be submitted using the Pobble online platform. Schools do not need a Pobble account to enter the competition.

Entries must be submitted by a teacher, on behalf of the students.

Each COBIS school can submit up to three entries in each age category. Many schools choose to run an internal competition first, before submitting the three top entries to the COBIS Poetry Competition. Competitors are, therefore, in many cases, competing with other winning students.

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