Collins Writing Contest

A silhouetted man standing on the shoulder of an enormous robot directs a construction crane

33nd Annual Collins Writing Contest: The Bots

The entry deadline for this year's Collins Writing Contest has passed. The staff member organizing the contest is making the entries ready for the judges.

Contest Promo Videos

One of our staff members put together a series of promotional videos for this year's contest featuring a red and blue robot getting into trouble. All the videos are available to view on this playlist on GPPL's YouTube channel:


Full contest rules [PDF - 211 KB]

Full contest rules [DOCX - 81 KB]

Our responses to frequently asked questions [PDF - 677 KB]

Our responses to frequently asked questions [DOCX - 84 KB]

Important Dates

Theme announced Thursday, October 15, 2020
Entry deadline Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm
GPPL notifies winners starting Friday, April 2, 2021
Awards ceremony TBA



If you have any questions that are not answered on this page or the linked files, please e-mail Jacob Fehr at