The Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia and the International Cartographic Association
welcome you to the Barbara Petchenik Childrens Map Competition 2021.
The Barbera Petchenik Childrens World map drawing Competition dedicated web page is
The entries will be collected in four age groups:
under 6 years, 6 to 8 years, 9 to 12 years , 13 to 15 years
The rules for this competition are on the International Cartographic Association website.
The Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia is the ICA Australian member and coordinator of this competition
in Australia and entries must be lodged between 1 June 2021 and 1 August 2021 so that selected local winning entries can be forwarded to the international committee by the local committee by the deadline of 1 September 2021.
This years theme is "a map of my future world".
The Australian representative has to forward the entries to the international committee.
Entries to be a maximum A3 size page.
A First and Second prize will be awarded in each age category. A certificate will be provided to all entrants by the Australian committee. An additional prize is possible in the International competition by the local winners.
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Post your entry to
Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia
GPO Box 1817
Brisbane Qld 4001
Mark envelope containing your entry MAP ENCLOSED PLEASE DO NOT BEND
DO NOT FORGET to send in the PARENT PERMISSION FORM and the AUTHOR DATA FORM with your entry. These are links to the documents. Without these completed forms the entry cannot be accepted.
Make sure there is an email address provided as it is necessary to communicate with you and send you your certificate.
Bulk copies of maps can be forwarded to the coordinators home address if required.
Please make contact via the enquiry email address above to receive answers to any additional questions you may have.
Mapping Sciences Institute, Australia national coordinator
Barbara Petchenik Childrens Map Competition 2021.