The Barbara Petchenik Competition 2019

The Barbara Petchenik Competition 2019 is now open!

Please read the invitation by ICA President Menno-Jan Kraak.

The call is already out for contributions to the biennial children’s map competition. The theme for entries this year is “We Love Maps”, which is very flexible.

Entries are invited in four age categories:

under 6
Age Group 6-8;
Age Group 9-12;
Age Group 13-15.

Entries must be a flat map, no more than A3 in size, and can be produced by an individual or group of up to three children.
Entries must be accompanied by a form detailing the author and parental permission to allow the map to be reproduced.
Further details of the requirements and copies of the entry forms can be downloaded from the ICA website. See Links below.
Please encourage your children, local school, or youth groups to participate.

Entries must be via the national organiser (the BCS), and not directly to the ICA.

Please send submissions for the Barbara Petchenik Competition to:
c/o David Forrest,
School of Geographical & Earth Sciences,
University of Glasgow,
Glasgow,
G12 8QQ

To arrive no later than 1st April 2019.

The following documents are provided:

  • Author data form: an optional data form to be annexed to the drawings selected for the international competition.