Fairtrade Schools school competition – your rhyme for fairness!

Instead of power poses for fair trade, the Fairtrade Schools anniversary competition is all about rhymes for fairness © Fairtrade / Carl Schwarz

The Fairtrade Schools Baden-Württemberg campaign has an anniversary! Celebrate with us and take part in the Fairtrade Schools anniversary competition now. Share your creativity with a rhyme for fair trade and enjoy the profits.

FAQs for the Fairtrade Schools competition

For the 10th anniversary of the Fairtrade Schools in Baden-Württemberg, we invite you to creatively present your commitment to fair trade in rhyme form!

Show us your ideas, how you are committed to fair trade or your visions for the next 10 years of fair trade schools. You can submit your texts in the form of rhymes or even as a poetry slam.

If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us or exchange ideas in your networks. Good luck!

We warmly invite all interested schools from Baden-Württemberg to take part in the competition. You apply as an individual class or group from a school. Each class or group can submit a maximum of one submission; multiple submissions are possible per school. Our goal is to motivate as many schools as possible to participate.

Send us your texts and videos by July 10, 2024 a. The jury then meets and selects the best entries based on the following criteria: 

  • Dealing with fair trade and fair trade schools
  • Text in rhyme form or as a poetry slam
  • creativity
  • Motivation

The texts can be submitted in all languages.

1st prize: Chocolate party with Nucao  
2nd prize: Tickets for Europa Park 
3rd prize: Tickets for the Klima Arena in Sinsheim 

Audience Prize: Tickets for the Experimenta in Heilbronn

Voting for the audience award will take place from July 12th to 21th Instagram account of the Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation instead: The short videos with your rhymes will then be posted there. The video with the most likes on July 21th at 23:59 p.m. will win the audience award. Make a note now and mobilize your supporters!

The award ceremony will take place on September 25, 2024 took place in the New Palace in Stuttgart. We look forward to the presence of our patron, the Minister of Education Theresa Schopper, and Claudia Brück, board member of Fairtrade Germany. Make a note of this date now! Shortly before the summer holidays you will find out whether you are one of the winners.

  1. Write a short one Email Lisa Ehlersthat you would like to take part
  2. You will then receive a link to upload the following documents:
    1. entry form
    2. Video max. 30 seconds with excerpt from the rhyme/poetry slam
    3. Text of the poetry slam/rhyme (possibly with translation) (Word file or PDF)
    4. Declaration of consent and GDPR
  3. The legal process is excluded.

Get it Inspiration from Hosnijah Mehr! Report your campaign on social media and use the hashtag #FairtradeSchoolsBaWü. Under the hashtag #FairtradeSchoolsBaWü you can also see how other schools do it. You can also link us on Instagram @fairtradede

All data at a glance

The competition is organized as part of the 10th anniversary by the Fairtrade Schools steering group in BaWü, in which the following institutions are involved:  
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, State Ministry, Baden-Württemberg Development Cooperation Foundation (SEZ), DEAB eV, EPiZ Reutlingen, Center for Development-Related Educational Work of the Evangelical Regional Church of Württemberg, Institute for Religious Education of the Archdiocese of Freiburg

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