The Iyas Literary Contest is now accepting entries. The contest is open to Hiligaynon writers under 40 years old only. Below are more details:

POETRY in Hiligaynon
ONE-ACT-PLAY in Hiligaynon

Contest Rules
– entries must be the original work of the author
– authors may submit only 1 entry per category only unpublished works may be entered works previously awarded prizes are disqualified for poetry, a collection of 10 poems is required for the one-act-play, a performing time of 45 minutes is required the contest sponsors shall have the right to publish and/or produce winning entries.
– the Board of Judges shall have the discretion not to award any prize if in its judgment no meritorious entry has been submitted results will be announced on July 31, 2013 

– entries should be submitted in 4 hard copies, typewritten with font size 01 12 and font style in Antigua, Anal or Times New Roman), double-spaced on short-size bond paper. with one-inch margins on all sides entries should be submitted to: The Board of Judges 1YAS Literary Contest Special Projects Office University of St. La Salle Bacolod City
– deadline is July 15, 2013

P10,000 First Prize
P 7,500 Second Prize
P 5,000 Third Prize 

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