NFWI Competitions

Get those competitive juices flowing and enter!

Lady Denman Cup competition 2013

WI members are invited to write a piece starting with the line, ‘If I were … for a day, I would …’ Members are asked to fill in the blanks with a fictional account of who they would like to be for the day and what they would get up to. Entries must be no more than 500 words and the competition line must be included in the final word count. For more information and for an application form, write to CFWI (Chy Noweth an Conteth, Truro Business Park, Threemilestone, Truro TR4 9NH). The deadline for completed entries is 1 July. The Cup will be presented to the winner at the 2014 AGM and book tokens will be given as prizes to the national winners: 1st prize: to the value of £75, 2nd prize: to the value of £50 and 3rd prize: to the value of £30.

PhotographerPhotographic Competition

Photographs must be based on the competition theme of ‘Inspirational Women’ and may be entered under two categories:

1. Colour
2. Black and White

Photographs must be of a print size 10″ x 7/8″ and must be mounted on mount board using double sided tape. Mount board must not exceed 12″ x 10″. All photographs must be the original work of the entrant and taken between 1 January and 30 June 2013. Judging will be based on the individual image, interpretation of the theme and overall presentation. Entrants must send their work to CFWI by the deadline of 15 August for initial judging. If you’re lucky enough to be chosen, your entry will then go forward for national judging. See Helen Kestle if you’d like an entry form.

The WI Centenary Fruitcake Competition

xmas_cake_mixSubmit your recipe for a rich fruit cake – either with, or without, spices and nuts – that has good keeping quality of at least three months. The recipe must demonstrate that consideration has been given to using British ingredients. All entries must be original and the member’s own work.
Submit your recipe to CFWI for initial judging by 28 November. One recipe will then be selected to go forward for the Regional Heats which will take place in May 2014. The winners of the Regional Heats will go forward to take part in the National Finals which will consist of a one-day ‘bake-off’ at Denman in November 2014! See Helen Kestle if you’d like an entry form.

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