An online writing competition was held from February 1st to 28th featuring young, aspiring writers. The month-long contest had 4 weekly selections, with the winners announced every weekend of the month. On the fourth week, an overall champion has been selected. The competition is categorized by age levels: there were the juniors for those 17 and under, the seniors for 18 to 21 and the open category, which has no age limit but does not fall under the first two.
The weekly winners received $50 Gift Certificates to their favorite book store plus a Certificate of Participation from Yours-Truli. The overall champion for each category received $150 Gift Certificates. The winners will be posted here on Yours-Truli at a later date.
Each category were given a writing task for each week. The finished work should be turned in before the end of each week at the latest. The entries will be judged on the following criteria: 1) Originality 50% 2) Creativity 30% 3) Relevance 20%.
The judging committee include Trent Debucher, CEO, Cristina Grunfeld, VP Operations, and Nigel Ringwald, Chief Editor. The decision of the committee is final and non-negotiable.