Competition Details

Event Information

15 January
Competition Open
15 March
Story Submission Deadline
Online Story Publishing
Results Announcement
Award Ceremony

Kids4Kids My Story Creation Competition

My Story Creation is a creative writing and illustration competition open to all Primary School students in Hong Kong. The competition encourages children to express their imagination and present their original ideas to the world and be a Storyteller.
Submit Your Story


The competition is open to all registered Hong Kong primary schools and all enrolled primary school students. Individuals and groups of up to 4 students can submit a single story. There is no limit on the number of entries.

Story Requirements

  1. Originality
    Stories and illustrations must be original, i.e. not copied from others, and never been published before.
  2. Language Requirement
    English and/or Chinese.
  3. Page Limit
    10-12 pages of writing + 10-12 pages of illustrations. (each page should have an illustration accompanying within)
  4. Word Limit
    English: at least 50 words and not exceeding 90 words per page.
    Chinese: at least 80 characters and not exceeding 110 characters per page.
  5. Illustrations
    The suggested size is 30cm x 30cm drawing paper and 2000 pixels x 2000 pixels for uploading.
    Writing and illustrations should be separate: note that story text should not be on the illustrations.
    Must include Story Title on the cover page.


The panel of judges will read and grade all stories, select and present Awards to the kids who have demonstrated exceptional performance in the following categories: “Storytelling Excellence”, “Writing Excellence” and “Illustration Excellence”. The judges’ decisions are final and binding. A final collection of 10 stories selected by our judges will be printed in the annual Kids4Kids Treasury publication.

Competition Entry Fee

Each story submission will require a standard competition entry fee of HK$300. All the proceeds from story submission entry fees goes to support Kids4Kids’ Literacy Development Programs. We provide free competition entry for students from Hong Kong local government primary schools or aided primary schools.