Show Racism the Red Card’s 2014 schools competition is now open to celebrate anti-racism work that has been developed by young people.
The annual competition is open to young people of all ages and abilities, and welcomes entries in any medium including artwork, creative writing, music and film.
Entrants to the competition are required to work with Show Racism the Red Card resources in an educational setting before producing their final project, which can be submitted in the following categories:
- year 1-4 artwork and creative writing;
- year 5-6 artwork;
- year 5-6 creative writing;
- year 7-9 artwork;
- year 7-9 creative writing;
- year 10+ artwork and creative writing;
- special educational needs artwork and creative writing;
- all ages and abilities multimedia.
All the winners of the Show Racism the Red Card school competition England 2014 will be invited to receive their prizes at a special awards ceremony, which will take place at a Premier League stadium.
The prizes will be presented by special guests including current and former professional footballers, and winners will be able to take in a tour of the stadium as part of the event.
Last year’s competition produced no fewer than 53 winners, who allook part in a spectacular awards ceremony at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge stadium.
Prizes were handed out by special guest of honour Rachel Yankey – England’s most capped player of all time and recently made an OBE in the new year’s honours list for services to football.
Schools that are looking to be involved must register their interest by 28 February 2014 and all entries must be submitted to Show Racism the Red Card by 14 March 2014.
Schools must not submit more than one entry per category, per school.
Visit Show Racism the Red Card’s websitefor more information and to download the entry from for the 2014 School competition.