Apply for the AfroSports Writing Contest 2023

Apply for the AfroSports Writing Contest 2023

Deadline: March 30, 2023

Applications are open for the AfroSports Writing Contest 2023. The AfroSports contest is an annual contest targeted at increasing the information about African sports, games and recreational activities available on the various Wikimedia Projects.

This contest aims to bridge the content gap on Wikipedia by writing articles about the historical and contemporary African Sports Scene focusing on the English Wikipedia and 6 African languages; Wikipedia (Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba, Dagbani, Swahili and Kinyarwanda.) AfroSports contest will hold from February 15, 2023 to March 30, 2023.

About Free Knowledge Africa

Free Knowledge Africa is a nonprofit organization that seeks to promote free and open knowledge by Africans in travel, sports, tourism, geography, and cultural heritage towards sharing and contributing to global knowledge.

Prizes

  • 1st Prize – $500
  • 2nd Prize – $300
  • 3rd Prize – $150
  • Diversity Winner – $50
  • Gender-gap Filler – $50
  • Language Winners – $100

Eligibility

  • Open to Africans interested in creating original content on African sports.
  • All participants must have Wikimedia accounts.

Application

The deadline for application is March 30, 2023. Late submissions will not be considered.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit AfroSports Writing Contest.

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