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To celebrate your experiences with this year’s Drover’s Tryst activities we would like to invite you to submit a piece of creative writing – prose or poem, no more than 500 words, on the theme of ‘HORIZON’.  We hope this will leaves lots of room for your imagination to roam. You can interpret the theme in any way you like, all we ask is that you include some element of your Drovers’ Tryst 2019 experience.

Entries must be submitted by email to the Drovers’ Tryst at  with “writing competition” in the subject line.

Entries can be included in the body of the mail, or attached using file types: .doc, .docx, .rtf, .pdf, .txt

Closing date for entries is Friday 8th November 2019.  The winner will be informed by the end of November.

The competition judge will be novelist and short story writer, Moira McPartlin

The winning submissions will be published on our website and Facebook page


The prize:

  1. A guided glen, hill or mountain walk of the winners choice, for up to 4 people, provided by Wild Walks Scotland on a mutually agreed date.
  2. The prize to be redeemed within 9 months of winner notification.
  3. The walk to be achievable within a day’s drive from Crieff.
  4. Transport to and from the start of the walk is not included, nor is accommodation.
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