SingaporeGO! Travel Writing Contest – Win a 4D3N Maldives Package, Free Travel Vouchers, Giant Pikachus & Many More Rewards!

SingaporeGO!'s first ever Travel Writing Contest! Showcase your writing skills and stand a chance to win a 4D3N Maldives Package!

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For the first time ever, SingaporeGO! is organising a Travel Writing Contest! Do you have a passion for travelling and writing? Well, at SingaporeGO!, we aim to provide a platform for our readers to share their travel stories and adventures! Turn your travel adventures into a passionate story and let readers see the world through your eyes.

Competition Rewards

1st Prize

Note:
  • The package is only for a maximum of 2 people
  • Flight tickets are not included.

2nd Prize

  • A pair of Universal Studios Singapore (USS) Tickets

3rd Prize:  

  • 1 metre tall Pikachu Soft Toy

Participation Prize:

  • Contestants whose articles have been reviewed and approved by the editors will receive a FREE 1 Year Quokka Membership.
  • Please note that the top 3 prizes are given IN ADDITION to this participation prize!
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Competition Rules

  • We do not tolerate any form of cheating i.e. Plagiarism, buying of likes, etc. If cheating is detected, the article will automatically be disqualified.

Format

  • We are looking for itinerary-based articles.
  • The itinerary should cover at least 2 days.
  • You can write about any location.
  • The article can only be written in English.
  • Please use the Microsoft Word or equivalent software for submissions.
  • Here is a sample which you can use as a guide.

Length

  • Minimum word count: 800

Use of Photos/Videos

  • We strongly advise the participants to use photos & videos taken from your own trips.
  • If photographs/videos are taken from other websites, do ask the owner for permission and don’t forget to credit them. You are, however, advised to use mainly your own photos or upload photos from free stock images website such as pexels.com & unsplash.com.

Key Dates

Submission Deadline

  • The submission deadline is on 20 April 2019 23:59 (Singapore Time). Any submission after that will not be considered.

Vetting Period [21- 23 April 2019]

  • From 21 – 23 April 2019, we will be vetting through and reviewing all the articles submitted.
  • Do note that the editors have the rights to edit your article. We will be editing mainly grammatical errors (if any).
  • If your article is approved, we will inform you via either Facebook or Email. You will also receive a FREE 1 Year Quokka Membership.
  • Please note that the top 3 prizes are given IN ADDITION to this participation prize!

Public Voting Period [24 April – 8 May 2019]

  • During this period, only approved articles will be posted to our website – SingaporeGO! and publicised on our partners’ Facebook pages.
  • Do note that the earlier you submit your article, the earlier it will be publicised on Facebook.
How the Voting Works
  • Members of the public can cast their vote for an article by visiting the article on SingaporeGO! website. You can share your article to get more people to read and increase the number of views
Score Tabulation
  • The final score is tabulated by the number of views on the article on the SingaporeGO! website.
  • Prizes will be awarded based on the highest number of views on 8 May 2019, 16:00 hr.

Announcing Of Results [10 May 2019]

  • We will be announcing the top 3 winners on our Facebook page and on our SingaporeGO! website. Do keep a look out!

Submission

There are 2 ways in which you can choose to submit your article:

1. Email

You can send your article to our email: contact@singaporego.com. In the email, please state the following:

  • Include subject ‘SGOwritingcomp’ at the top of the email
  • Full Name
  • Facebook User ID (We may contact you via Facebook afterwards)
  • Contact Number (We will not send you any advertising or promotional messages. This is strictly in the event that you’re uncontactable on both your Facebook & Email platforms)
2. Facebook

Go to our Facebook Profile: SingaporeGO! and drop us a message! In the message, please state the following:

  • Please quote ‘SGOwritingcomp’ at the top of the message
  • Full Name
  • Email (A backup in case we cannot reach you on Facebook)
  • Contact Number (We will not send you any advertising or promotional messages. This is strictly in the event that you’re uncontactable on both your Facebook & Email platforms)
Do note that:
  • By submitting your article, you give SingaporeGO! the rights to use your material i.e. posting on our website – SingaporeGO! and various Facebook Platforms.

Future Updates

  • For future updates, do check our Facebook page regularly. 
  • You can also refer to this article for updated information.
  • If you have any queries, feel free to email us or drop us a message on our Facebook page. We will get back to you as soon as possible!
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