French Flash Fiction Competition: Years 7 to 9

The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford invites you to submit a piece of flash fiction in French to our competition. The piece should be no longer than 100 words. Please note that any entries longer than 100 words will not be accepted by our judging panel.

The competition is open to students in Years 7 (aged 11-12) to 13 (aged 17-18). This submission form is for pupils in Year 7 (aged 11-12), Year 8 (aged 12-13) or Year 9 (aged 13-14). If you are in a different year group/age category, you can find the correct submission forms here:

One winner will receive a top prize of £100, while up to two runners up will each receive £25. The deadline for entries is 12 noon on Friday 31 March 2023. For further advice, please see here.

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This form will close at March 31, 2023 at 12:00:00 PM GMT+1.

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