Literacy Challenge

Do you love to write? Enter the literature contest for a chance to have your piece awarded the literature piece of the year plaque. We will award various winners. There are two categories you can enter under;

Category 1: Artistic The first is a call for an artistic written piece which can include: a song, a poem, lyrics, a rap, a jingle.

Category 2: Short Answer The second category is a short written piece to respond to the following: What do you believe are the most pressing issues or challenges facing youth today and what are some of the opportunities?

Rules The short written response should be a minimum of 2.5 pages (800 words min).
We will not tolerate any use of profanity and or hate speech- any type of entry will be disqualified and further action may be taken.

The piece must also be original and where you are using someone else’s work (whether a friend or another writer) please make sure to acknowledge it.

WinnersWinners will be notified in mid-April and will receive an award recognizing their skill and ability. The winning pieces will be judged on originality, creativity and passion, and grammar.

DeadlineThe deadline to enter is March 18, 2018.

How to apply
Please download the PDF Registration form and submit it with your piece to or fax it to us at 905-674-5931.