Stamp Active “My Favourite Things” One Page Competition


Stamp Active Network is pleased to announce this year’s one page competition based on the philately of favourite things which could include Places, People, Hobbies, Objects and much more.  It could be favourite Flowers, Authors, Toys, Animals, Sports or Transport or it could be anything that the entrant likes to do or see or places they like to go to.  The possibilities are endless. Entrants may choose to focus on one area – like Football or Cars – or they may wish to cover a range such as Sports or Transport. Or could you be creative with “Make a Wish for 2021” with details of what you are looking forward to!

Young people up to the age of 18 (on 1st September 2020) are invited to create a one page mini-exhibit.

Stamps, covers and other philatelic items can be used.  The page must have a title, and either captions or a short write up that tells the story.  The entrant’s full name and address (home or school) should be on the back of the page, also their age on 1st September 2020). Entries should be on good quality paper (A4) or a similar size album page, and placed in a clear protector. The entries can be either hand-written or prepared using a computer.

A scan of the page should be sent to by 28th February 2021.

 There will be four age groups – Up to 7; 8-10; 11-14;15-18:  – with prizes being awarded (for First, Second, Third) in each age group, sponsored by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins. Winners will receive select philatelic gifts selected by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins website to the value of £25 (1st), £20 (2nd) and £15 (3rd).

The best overall entry will receive an Amazon voucher for £100.

 The entries will be judged on knowledge of the subject, originality and presentation.

Only one entry per person is allowed.  UK entrants only.

Winners will be announced in the philatelic press and on the Stamp Active Website

The Entries will be also be on display as part of Virtual Spring Stampex 2021 from 25th to 29th March 2021.

If you are unable to scan your entry, it can be posted to:  Stamp Active Network, 3 Longfellow Road, Banbury, OX16 9LB. Entries will only be returned if you send a stamp-addressed envelope, correctly stamped.