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'Write For The Reds' Terms & Conditions

1 January 2020



  1. Each entrant, or (if an entrant is under 18) his or her parent or guardian, will be required to agree to these Rules before entering into the Competition. An individual will show their agreement by submitting an entry.
  2. The Competition opens on Thursday 19 March 2020. The deadline for entries is Thursday 30 April 2020 (3pm).
  3. Entry to the Competition is free. 
  4. Barnsley FC reserves the right to ask for proof of age from entrants.
  5. Entrants under 18 years of age must have permission to enter the Competition from a parent or guardian who will be required to agree to these Rules before entering into the Competition, by way of submitting an entry. 
  6. Each entry must be original work and written in English. Entries can be typewritten or handwritten (must be scanned as attachment to email) and must be no longer than 500 words. Entries may be accompanied by illustrations, but these will be taken into account separately by the Competition judges. Entrants can submit multiple entries. 
  7. Perfect spelling and grammar are not required to enter the Competition. 
  8. Entries must be submitted via email (
  9. Entries may be made by individual entrants or by parents/guardians on behalf of their children.
  10. Each piece of work entered into the Competition must be marked with the entrant's name and age.
  11. A selection of entries will be published on Barnsley FC’s website.
  12. Winners of each category will be awarded with a signed Barnsley FC football, a £20 book voucher and a Barnsley FC notepad and pen. No cash alternative for any prize. 
  13. Entrants to the Competition consent to the use by Barnsley FC of their name and age and their submission.
  14. Any questions concerning the Rules or the Competition may be directed to


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