Poetry Blast Competition (PBC) is a medium of reaching out to all children within Nigeria and taking them through rigorous stages of writing, in order for them to be able to come up with their own poems and other forms of creative writing.

The Annual Poetry Blast Competition is an initiative that brings together young talented children (7- 16 years) in a healthy competitive ground with the following core objectives:

  • Making a new generation of writers and creating a global niche for them to fill, thereby, saving their future.
  • Having young creative writers showcase their talents and find glorification in what they can do best
  • Publication of the creative works written by these children in the Poetry Blast Collection/Short Stories Collection
  • Workshop/orientation on basic writing skills and awakening reading and writing culture in Nigeria and beyond
  • Advocating for the Environmental Sustainability (Go Green Initiative)
  • Promoting the 4th SDGS, Quality Education
  • Addressing salient issues affecting the young generation such as (Child Abuse, Drug Abuse, National Peace)

The first edition of PBC was successfully held in Bwari Area Council, FCT, from 15th of Feb to 9th of June 2018, with the theme “The Future of the African Child” The emerged winners for the competition were: Sharon Ephraim, Adebayo Daniella of Light of Day School, Kubwa, Kalu Chuckwuemeka Devine of Rayon Pris Success Academy, Dawaki. LEARN MORE 

 

SUSTAINABLE DEVLOPMENT GOALS PROJECT (WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY)

STAGES OF THE COMPETITION

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1st Stage: (Hand Written)

Manual forms will be filled by participants and the competition will be conducted in the school premises after an orientation Class on the concept of Writing Poetry.

All winners from the 1st Stage stand a chance of having their poems and stories published in the Poetry Blast Collection and short stories collection which will be launched at the Grand Finale, and qualify for the 2nd Stage.

2nd Stage

Those qualified to register for the second stage of the competition are those who have done well at the first stage. after making payments in their various schools, an exam slip will be given to them. they should ensure to bring the slip to the exam hall, or will not be permitted to write.

Examination duration for all participating schools: WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE

Note: Each school will be notified on the specific date for their exam

For every registered child, a certificate of participation will be issued, poems published both online and print, and open to several prizes at the grand Finale based on their performance

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Every Child is A Star

Winners from the 2nd Stage gets a certificate of participation and stand a chance of participating in the Grand Finale

All winners from the 1st Stage stand a chance of having their poems and stories published in the Poetry Blast Collection and short stories collection which will be launched at the Grand Finale, and qualify for the 2nd Stage.

 3rd Stage | Grand Finale:

(Stage performance) Spontaneous Writing and Stage presentation of poems by Winners from the 2nd Stage. Three overall winners from each age grade will emerge from this stage. (Originality and composure will be judged at this stage.)

Poetry Blast Collection | Short Stories (a collection of the poems of the Poetry Blast participants) will also be launched in the Grand Finale.and More…

Prizes

The overall winners from the three age grades will get laptops, tablets, medals and scholarship funds. There will also be consolation prizes, award of certificates, and publication of poems for all winners.