Farming & Agriculture news story Competition
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  4. Entries will open on 1st June 2024 open - Close 30th August 2024. PLEASE INDICATE ON TOP OF YOUR ENTRY ARTICLE WITH CRITERIA you entering Farming Portal/Agricultural Writers SA junior communicator awards- If you have any problems submitting your article please e mail cra@cramedia.co.za of call 082 5542419 - We will assist you. The Farming Portal/Agricultural Writers SA junior communicator awards seeks to encourage accurate storytelling and relaying of information within the agricultural sector. The competition seeks to create a platform where students of agriculture or journalism can publish their work and get a taste for communicating to the public and industry stakeholders. Winners will be announced in October 2024 at an event that will include a press conference and panel discussion on a topical subject. All media will be invited to the event. All attendees are responsible for their own transport to the event. The event will take place on the 30th October 2024 at 16h00 at Hollard Head Office Judging: A panel of judges will be appointed by Farming Portal, Agricultural Writers SA and Hollard. Articles will be allocated points based on a set criteria. Criteria: There are two sections to the competition, one for journalism students and another for students of agricultural disciplines. The Agricultural Communicator includes scientists and economists and excludes anyone who has had formal training in writing and communication. The Agricultural Writer includes all journalism students and excludes anyone who is employed full or part time as a writer. Students writing for publications as part of their syllabus are allowed to enter. Prizes: Agricultural Communicator 1st R5000 2nd R3000 3rd R2000 Agricultural Writer 1st R5000 2nd R3000 3rd R2000 Copyright: All winners agree that their work becomes the property of Farming Portal/Agricultural Writers SA and may not be used for further publication by the writers, without the consent of Farming Portal/Agricultural Writers SA. CRA MEDIA/ Agriculture Writers SA Entries close 30th August 2024 Please click on the link below to Except the - Terms & Conditions. • All entrants is open for South Africans and International citizens under the age of 28. • The competition is not open to professional journalists. • Previous entries into the competition may not be submitted again. • Farming portal and Hollard Insurance Company Limited (Hollard) reserves the right to request proof of age. • A short CV must be submitted with the article, together with a photo of the writer, 250x250 pixels or above in JPEG format. • Articles must be submitted in English, if translated, the original text must accompany the submission. • The entry submission must be the entrant's own original work and not defame nor breach any copyright or contain anything that could be deemed offensive or inappropriate. Any material that is deemed unsuitable will be removed from the judging process and disqualified. • Entries will only be considered when submitted via the online mechanism. No other method of entry is permitted (this includes email or post). • Any entry with missing information will not be a valid entry and will not progress in the competition. • All entries, including any photographs, remain the property of the writer but Farmingportal.co.za and AGRI NEWS NET has the right to post the article without any payment or obligation. • Only ONE entry is allowed per individual. In the event of multiple entries being submitted by the same person the judges reserve the right to choose which entry they feel is the strongest to put forward to shortlisting rounds and disregard any other entries submitted by this person. • The competition closes at 24h00 on 30th August 2024. Late, incomplete, or illegible entries will be disqualified. Hollard and CRA MEDIA cannot take any responsibility for any technical failure or malfunction, which may result in any entry being delayed, or not properly submitted. • Winners will be announced before 30 September 2024 and published on Farmingportal.co.za and in the media. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted. The judges’ decision is final and no negotiations or correspondence regarding the competition will be entered into. Prizes will be awarded in cash by EFT, and paid before the end of October 2024, into the winner’s nominated bank account, selected winners will need to provide proof of their banking details for payment to be made. • By entering this competition, you give us permission to use the article that you provide for publication on the Agri Net News portal. • Hollard and CRA Media acknowledges that the ownership of any intellectual property rights in the entry remains with the entrants, but that by applying each entrant grants Hollard and CRA MEDIA the non-exclusive right to use or reproduce, free of charge, their entry or part thereof for the purpose of the competition, including publicising the competition in any and all media in perpetuity throughout the world, fulfilling the prize and any associated competition publicity / coverage by any company within the Hollard group and CRA Media on any medium or online by Hollard and CRA MEDIA, its subsidiaries or its selected third parties. • Hollard and CRA Media reserves the right to cancel the competition or change any of these rules at any stage if deemed necessary in its opinion or if circumstances arise outside of its control. Any such changes will be duly communicated. Hollard and CRA Media cannot be held responsible for any unforeseen events relating to the competition having to be cancelled or delayed. • Hollard and CRA Media, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, Internet access, system or otherwise which may result in any entry not being properly registered or recorded. • These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of South Africa. • By entering this competition, you consent to the sharing and processing of your personal information. We will treat any of your personal information provided with caution and we have put reasonable security measures in place to protect it. You are welcome to request access to any of your personal information that we hold. CRA MEDIA Pretoria South Africa. Please stick to the rules- If you are a winner we need a proof of your bank account and CRA MEDIA and Hollard is not responsible for cost of any deposit made- If you from a outside country you need pay for all banking charges.
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