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The competition has officially closed and we are no longer accepting entries. Thank you to everyone who entered.

Resources for schools

We need your support to make the SBS National Languages Competition a huge success!
To help spread the message, the following resources are available to download at
Please also share print-outs of the posters and FAQs documents with language teachers, parents and guardians.
Do you have a school newsletter that you can promote the competition in? We’d be happy to help schools with written copy and images needed as per requirement.

How to enter

Given the diversity of ages and skills, we encourage parents, guardians and school teachers to guide younger entrants where needed, in uploading their photo and filling out an entry form.
  • For Entrants under 18, parents or guardians should tick the box to indicate they have read the Terms & Conditions for the competition.
  • Entry is open from 9:00am on Monday 15 October 2018 (AEST) until 11:59pm on Sunday 18 November 2018 (AEST).
  • There can only be one submission per entrant. Group entries are accepted.
  • Entry is as simple as the following steps:


Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Click ‘Upload Your Photo’.
Step 3: Upload your photo or drawing showing us ‘What amazing possibilities does learning a language open for you?’
Step 4: Include a caption written in the language you are learning as well as an English translation (not required for English learners)
Step 5: Submit your entry

*Please read the competition Terms and Conditions

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