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Scots story competition 2020 - a' the seas

We are invitin aw young fowk aged 11 - 18 tae tak pairt in a braw new competition tae scrieve a poem, a story, a play or a sang in the Scots leid.

A ship wrecked on a beach

We are invitin aw young fowk aged 11 - 18 tae tak pairt in a braw new competition tae scrieve a poem, a story, a play or a sang in the Scots leid. The theme for this year's competition is Til a' the seas gang dry.

Scrieve a poem, a story, a play or sang under 200 words, an ane page comic or a video of you telling a story in three minutes or less on the theme.

See wi the wey hings is the noo, we’ve pit the deidline aff until efter the schuil holidays. The deidline for submittin yer Scots writing is Tuesday 15 September, midday.

In English

We are inviting all young people aged 11 - 18 to take part in a braw new competition for 2020 to write a poem, a story, a play or a song in the Scots language. The theme for this year's competition is Til a' the seas gang dry.

Write a poem, story, play or song in under 200 words, a one page comic or a video of you telling a story in three minutes or less on the theme.

Due to ongoing circumstances, we’ve put the deadline off until after the school holidays. The deadline for submitting your Scots writing is Tuesday 15 September, midday.

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