Rotary young people’s ‘Life In Lockdown’ photo competition

by | 24 May 2020 | Rotary, Sherwood

The  Sherwood Forest Rotary Club are delighted to announce the launch of their ‘Life In Lockdown’ photo competition for all young people in the Sherwood Forest area (Edwinstowe, Ollerton, Boughton and surrounding villages).

The aim is to engage with the young people in the Sherwood Forest community to show what they have been doing in the Covid 19 Lockdown. Entries could be pictures of artwork, baking, school work, kids at formal learning activities, keeping active , out in the garden, helping at home, etc. Mobile phone pictures are expected to be the medium of image transfer.

There are two age groups – up to 11; and 12 to 15.

Suggested Themes

  • Pets
  • Wildlife/Nature
  • Learning at Home

Entries will be posted on the Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest Facebook and Twitter site and also the Rotary District social media platforms.  Entrants by entering this competition will give authority for this. You can send them to, or via the club’s Facebook page , or on Twitter @forest-Rotary , or Instagram @sherwoodforestrotary.

Forenames only, ages, and an email address for the entrants should be included. GDPR will be observed and all contact details will be deleted after the competition is concluded. No children’s faces to be shown, or vehicle registration numbers, house numbers or other identifying features. The  image must be of work or an activity completed or suggested by the young person. Adults may assist with hazardous activities and accompany/assist on cycle rides, baking etc. The judges will be Rotary Club Sherwood Forest nominated Rotarians, their decision is final.

Prizes will be Amazon vouchers (£5.00 per theme per age group) that will be emailed to the winners with a certificate of recognition and an overall winner’s prize of £20.00.

Closing date for entries 22nd June 2020.

Parents must give permission for their children to enter this competition. By entering this competition, permission is as taken. Please let the gclub know if you don’t want your entry featuring in any local media or publications that Rotary Club Sherwood Forest may instigate to showcase the young peoples work.  A forename only will be used – eg Maisie from Boughton.