The Unuhi Short Story Writing Competition 2019

Terms & Conditions

Entries should be submitted by the school or teacher on behalf of the class.

You may submit up to 4 stories per class, elementary schools and institutions, either as a group or by an individual.

The teacher acting on behalf of the class must provide their name (not the children’s), the class name, average age, name and address of the school.

All stories will be read by Unuhi and 6 will be selected to go forward to the second round of judging. These 6 stories will be judged by our supporting panel. A prize will also be given to 3rd and 2nd place entrants in recognition of their work.

Unuhi will contact the school of the 6 shortlisted entries to confirm permission to announce the name of the winning class (or pupil) and two runners up. Unuhi will also confirm permission for the name of the winning class (or pupil) and school to be credited in a press release to media, including local media, and credited in the published book on the Unuhi app.

Teachers submitting a story written by an individual child must have parental consent to do so.

Entry opens on April 1st and closes on June 7th. Any stories received after this date cannot be accepted.

The winner will be notified by June 24th.

The story must be the work of the children and not infringe the rights of any 3rd party. Unuhi Ltd accepts no responsibility if entrants breach these Terms and Conditions. Entrants agree to indemnify Unuhi Ltd against any claim by any third party from any breach of these Terms and Conditions.

The stories must be an original piece of fiction and not an account of real events, past or present. However stories can take place in periods of history or use real life experiences as inspiration.

Entries must be suitable reading for children aged 4-9. Stories submitted must not contain any material unsuitable for children, including any obscene or offensive language in any language.

Entrants retain copyright of their submitted story but grant Unuhi Ltd a perpetual exclusive royalty-free licence to publish, broadcast (across all media) the work in full or in part.

Unuhi reserve the right to edit, adapt or translate the entry and retain copyright of the translated versions of the story in any language except the language the story was originally written in.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard.

Unuhi reserves the right to disqualify any entry that breaches any of these Terms and Conditions.

Unuhi reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions or cancel the competition at any stage.

Unuhi cannot accept any responsibility for any technical failure which may result in an entry being lost. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.

Entry to the competition is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England and Wales.

Unuhi will not share personal data with any third parties.

We keep the schools’ name, address and email with teacher/contact name on our system so that we can provide updates about the competition. We may keep this data for up to 3 years and we may contact you about a future competition and ask whether you would like to use the Unuhi app for free in your school.

We keep the schools’ information stored securely on our system. Our data is stored on Google’s Firebase servers. However, it should be noted that no method of storing or transmitting data electronically can completely eliminate the possibility of a security breach.

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