30 June 2021
World Handwriting Contest is open for all age group, and the contest will accept entry between 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021. Life Time Winner: Anyone who receives three first prizes in the World Handwriting Contest will be regarded as a "Lifetime Winner". Last year the World Handwriting Contest received more than 1000 entries from across the world.
World Handwriting of AAHC: Annual American Handwriting Competition and WHAC: World Handwriting Achievement Contest.
|Application Begins||1 January 2021|
|Application Ends||30 June 2021|
|World Handwriting Competition Result||August 2021|
|Class/ Age||All ages|
Categories for Participating in World Handwriting Contest
Past winners and contestants can participate in the World Handwriting Contest 2016 but the participant who has already won the first prize three times should refrain from participating.
Thiruvengadam Madanagopal a calligrapher from India and former Lifetime Winner of the World Handwriting Contest-- contributes one writing instrument: a high-quality pen of his choosing.
Mr Ashok Batra: a former Lifetime Winner of the World Handwriting Contest, from India -contributes one writing instrument: a high-quality pen of his choosing.
He believes that writing on paper creates a personal bond that can never be achieved through the latest technologies like the internet and mobile phones. The personal touch in handwritten letters, he believes, is incomparable
Narendra Moorthy (also known as M. Narendramoorti): a Second Place Teen Cursive Winner of the World Handwriting Contest, and the son of Thiruvengadam Madanagopal (above) -- also committed to annually contributing, each year, a pen set for the World Pen-Champ (the best of all winners in a given year).
Participants can write in either of the two handwriting styles.
Contestants younger than age 8- They do not have to write out the whole quote, but they must write at least the first two sentences of the quote.
Contestants under age 12- They should write out the first (shorter) of the two copy-quotes. Contestants of age 8 or older must write the entire quote.
Contestants ages 13 and older: They should write out the second (longer) copy-quote.
Official Quotes to be written for participating in the contest
FOR CHILDREN up to 12 years of age
HANDWRITING: that action of emotion, of thought, and of decision that has recorded the history of mankind, revealed the genius of invention, and disclosed the inmost depths of the heart. Handwriting ties us to the thoughts and deeds of our forebears and serves as an irrevocable link to our humanity. No machine or technology can replace the contribution or continuing importance of this skill. It has been necessary for every age and is just as vital to civilisation as our next breath.
-Michael R. Sull-
FOR AGES 13 AND OVER
HANDWRITING: that action of emotion, of thought, and of decision that has recorded the history of mankind, revealed the genius of invention, and disclosed the inmost depths of the soulful heart. It gives ideas tangible form through written letters, pictographs, symbols, and signs. Handwriting forms a bond across millennia and generations that not only ties us to the thoughts and deeds of our forebears but also serves as an irrevocable link to our humanity. Neither machines nor technology can replace the contribution or continuing importance of this inexpensive portable skill. Necessary in every age, handwriting remains just as vital to the enduring saga of civilization as our next breath.
-Michael R. Sull-
Entries may also be submitted scans (at 600 bpi or greater) of handwritten copy-quotes in your handwriting emailed as an attachment to the email address of the National Affiliate for the contest if there is one for your country otherwise the email should be sent to the address firstname.lastname@example.org. Only one entry may be sent with an email, if more than one entry is sent in an email all the entries in the email will be rejected. The email must have the information required to be on the back of a handwritten entry in the text of the email. The email should have the word entry in its title. The attachment should be in the form of a GIF, JPG, or PNG file.
Within each age group, the judges will sort submissions into two categories of handwriting:
WHC will award first and second prizes in each of these categories and subcategories.
World Handwriting Contest 2016 Winners announced!
For India Entries Submission Address
Mohan Ray, #2327, Sector-22C,
Chandigarh, India 160022
Contact Mohan Ray: 0172-5067977 / 0991575
World Handwriting Contest
Deependra Ratna SHAKYA
P.O.BOX 19792, Kathmandu
Nepal, Mobile No: 9801068344
Noa GUO, General Manager
Beijing Strong Feeling Youth International
Dahezhuangyuan Number 3 Suzhoujie
Haidian District, Beijing, CHINA 100080
World Handwriting Contest
c/o Kate Gladstone - Handwriting Repair
165 North Allen Street, First Floor
Albany, New York 12206
United States of America