Intrepizine Writing Competition

Hello young writers! The Intrepizine Writing Competition is now closed. After reading through hundreds of entries, our incredible three winners have been announced.

Be sure to log in to LiteracyPlanet to read the latest articles published in Intrepizine each week. You’re bound to learn something new!

How it Works

  1. Your school conducts an internal writing competition using the framework of Intrepizine articles.
  2. A winner from each level is chosen by teachers (Green, Orange and Blue).
  3. Winning articles are submitted to LiteracyPlanet for judging.
  4. Some articles will be chosen to be published in Intrepizine.

Intrepizine Levels

Ensure the article is written at one of the following levels in Intrepizine:

GREEN: Years/Grades 3-4

Word limit: 400 words

ORANGE: Years/Grades 5-7

Word limit: 600 words

BLUE: Years/Grades 7-10

Word limit: 800 words

Article Categories

Your nonfiction article should address one of the following categories:

  • Business
  • Culture
  • Entertainment
  • Events
  • Health and Fitness
  • History
  • Science and Technology
  • Sports and Nutrition
  • Nature

Terms & Conditions

All entrants must agree to the terms and conditions of entry.

Read the Intrepizine Writing Competition Terms & Conditions.

About Intrepizine

Intrepizine is the magazine for intrepid readers. Available in LiteracyPlanet, it is an online magazine filled with high-interest articles covering diverse topics from Time Travel and Toys to Calligraphy, Bees and Minecraft.

LiteracyPlanet’s Intrepizine is designed to foster students’ love of reading and develop their knowledge about themselves and the world around them. New articles are added every week.


Incorporate Intrepizine Into A Lesson

  • Introduce your students to the world of knowledge and interest in Intrepizine.
  • Use a lesson to instruct students on article writing and analysis.
  • Allow students to spend time reading and analysing Intrepizine articles in class, or for homework, then encourage them to write their own!