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A step by step guide for organising your writing day

Step 1. Download the competition manual

Read the competition manual for everything you need to know about entering the competition, from how to register to starting your fundraising. 

Step 2. Register

Registrations open 1 May 2024. Click the Register button and follow the prompts to create your unique login. 

Step 3. Choose a date and set up your teams

Select a writing date and confirm your 5 – 10 team members. While you’re there, why not register more than one team?

Step 4. Pay registration fee

Pay the $70 registration fee at least one week prior to your chosen writing day. All funds go towards childhood cancer research. 

If you are facing delays or difficulties in making payment, contact us via in[email protected] or call 1800 651 158 or (02) 8394 7711.

Step 5. Prepare for your writing day

Once you have registered, you will receive an email with the information you need as a Team Coordinator and team members will receive an email about how to set up their individual fundraising pages.

Step 6. Start fundraising

Start fundraising! Raise $240 minimum by 30 September 2024 to be eligible for your book to be judged. Encourage your team members to use their individual fundraising pages and share them with family, friends and peers. 

Step 7. Get ready to write!

The day before your writing date, Team Coordinators will receive an email with the parameters and random words for their team/s. Write and illustrate your book by 8pm with submission of the book due by 9pm on the day you started.

Need some more information?

Check out our FAQs for everything you need to know about the competition. 
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