Awards & Prizes

A competition simply wouldn’t be a competition without some epic prizes up for grabs. Here’s everything your teams could get their hands on!

Awards for Best Books

The most prestigious awards for best book and illustration in each category are determined by the expert Write a Book in a Day judging panel. Read more about the judges here. The following awards are presented in each school division by state or territory:
 
  • Best Book
  • Highly Commended Book
  • Commended Book
  • Best Illustrations
The following awards are presented nationally in each division:
 
  • Best Book
  • Best Illustrations

Awards for Top Fundraisers

The top 3 individuals with the highest sponsorship amount will win a gift card:
  • Highest fundraiser − $1,000
  • Second highest fundraiser − $750
  • Third highest fundraiser − $500
The top 3 Teams with the highest sponsorship amount will win a gift card:
  • Highest fundraising team − $1,000
  • Second highest fundraising team − $750
  • Third highest fundraising team − $500

Prize draw competition

Any team that raises over $500 will automatically be placed into the draw to win a gift card valued at $1,000.
Key dates:
Registration is open now!
Choose a writing date from 1 June to 30 September 
Fundraising for the purpose of awards and prizes runs from 1 May to 30 September