Children's Arabic Story Contest
مسابقة الكاتب الصغير
The theme for this year's Children's Arabic Story Contest is Asool's Adventures. The contest challenges young writers to think about an original story line based on the adventures of Asool, a tiny but agile honey bee. The story and all its events must be based in the Sultanate of Oman.
Look at the blank paper in front of you and let your words fill it in with a whole new world, new characters and a new special story to share with us. We can't wait to read the story you come up with!
The contest is open to children nationwide ages 10-15 years
There will be three winners:
First Place: iPad 9.7-inch (128 GB; Wi-Fi; Cellular)
Second Place: iPad 9.7-inch (128 GB; Wi-Fi)
Third Place: Mini iPad 4 (128 GB; Wi-Fi)
Deadline is 30 October 2019
Winners Announced 15 November 2019

See below for contest eligibility and entry guidelines


Call for Entries for Children’s Story Contest Now Open!

We invite non-heritage and heritage non-native Arabic speaking children all over the United States to join our Children’s Arabic Story Contest. Unleash your creative mind to craft a masterpiece!

The entry is free. Winners will be awarded a prize, certificate, and publication opportunity on our website.

Eligibility and Entry Guidelines:

  • The contest is open to non-heritage and heritage non-native Arabic speakers ages (10-15 years)
  • The contest is open to all children nationwide.
  • The required length of the story is 250-300 words
  • The story has to be written in Arabic.
  • Drawings, photos or any other graphics are not allowed.
  • Only one entry is accepted per student.
  • The story should be typed. Type your story using Microsoft Word, and use Times New Roman or Arial 12 point regular font, double-spaced.
  • Stories will be judged on the basis of originality, creative expressions, language use, and style of writing.
  • Entries must be the original unpublished work of the child.
  • Stories submitted in other contests will be disqualified.
  • Proof of age is required (scan or take a photo of your birth certificate/identity card/certificate from school /school record).
  • Stories must be submitted digitally with the entry form and proof of age documentation.
  • Any failure to adhere to these contest rules may result in disqualification.
  • Finalists will be interviewed via Skype by SQCC staff regarding their entries.

Entry Form

To participate, send your story, entry form, and proof of age requirement attachments to

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