READY TO GET CREATIVE?

Our annual badge design competition gives pupils the chance to design the 11 WOW badges. Last year, we had over 120,000 entries making it one of the biggest design competitions for children in the UK. This year we want even more wonderful, creative designs to choose from!

WOW is Living Streets’ year-round walk to school challenge. Pupils log their daily journeys to school each day on the WOW Travel Tracker. Those that walk to school at least once a week for a month earn a WOW badge. There are 11 to collect across the year - it’s as easy as that.

download competition form

DOWNLOAD INFORMATION FOR TEACHERS

Native American Badge Snowman Badge
Butterfly badge Bridge badg

THEME

INVENTIONS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

From September 2019, we want to take WOW pupils on a year-round journey through time and across the globe, celebrating some of the greatest inventions ever created.

We are looking for engaging, fun, colourful depictions of inventions that changed the world! Ideally the designs will show their chosen inventions in use – so encourage the pupils to get creative and think outside the box!

Diversity is key, so pupils should be encouraged to recognise the inventions of lesser-celebrated people, including people of colour and women inventors.

PRIZES

BECOME A FEATURED BADGE DESIGNER

The 11 winning designs will be turned into more than 400,000 badges, made from recycled yoghurt-pot material, and will feature across the 2019/20 WOW challenge. 
The winners will also receive:

  • WOW resources for the school 
  • Winner’s Trophy 
  • School gate banner 
  • Bespoke press release from Living Streets  

 

If your school is funded through a Living Streets project prizes will vary, please see full list of prizes in the T&Cs document below. 

 

SEE OUR T&CS

TAKE PART

FOLLOW THREE SIMPLE STEPS

We want you to send us your school’s three best designs. Download the entry forms and additional information including tips and pointers for creating a winning badge below. 

STEP 1: Photocopy and give out copies of the competition form to each class  

STEP 2: Collate all of your pupils’ entries and choose the top three designs to enter into the competition  

STEP 3: Send your chosen three designs to us via:   

POST: Walk to school, Living Streets, 4th floor, Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth Street, London, E1 7SA  

EMAIL: walktoschool@livingstreets.org.uk with the subject line: ‘Badge competition entry 2019’. 

SOME OF LAST YEAR'S ENTRIES AND ONE OF THE WINNERS

Badge competition collage

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