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World Citizenship Contest

Your Big Year, A Global Competition to Encourage Global Citizenship and Social Responsibility Through Enterprise

Travel the world and change lives
Ever dreamt of seeing the world – expenses paid?
Well here’s your chance.If you see yourself as an enterprising individual who would like to travel the world and help
out in local communities, Your Big Year, could be just what you’re looking for.

Your Big Year is a free competition to encourage global citizenship and social responsibility through enterprise. It is the biggest official event of Global Entrepreneurship Week and it’s now open to applicants.

Winners will be given the opportunity to meet World Leaders, celebrities and inspirational
entrepreneurs. They will live in different communities, learn leadership skills and join
volunteer projects – from teaching children in South America to conservation work in Asia.

They will be given the tools and support to share their experiences via the global media.
Chris Arnold, of Your Big Year, said: “This is truly a prize that money can’t buy, and we
anticipate huge interest from across the globe. Our two winners will experience the trip of
a lifetime, get the opportunity to fulfil their potential, develop their enterprise skills and
stimulate their entrepreneurial spirit.”

For more details – and to register your interest – visit www.yourbigyear.com.

How do I enter?
Register www.yourbigyear.com
and fill in the details! Follow the instructions and keep an eye on your
inbox. When you get your first email from us ensure that you follow the
instructions to keep the emails out of your SPAM.

When can I register?
Registration has now opened and will remain open until October 22nd .
However, the earlier you enter the more time you will have to fundraise
and more opportunities you will have to get through a window of

Do I have to pay to enter?
You do not have to pay anything to enter the competition. However we
recommend that you take part in the fundraising element of the
competition to increase your chances of getting through to the final 50.

What is the prize?
The prize is a year long trip around the world, giving the winner the
opportunity to explore countries and continents, meet leaders,
innovators and entrepreneurs, and become immersed in different cultures.

Who is organising the competition?
The competition is hosted by Smaller Earth Ltd. For more information
visit www.smallerearth.com.

What is the purpose of your big year? To support enterprise and
entrepreneurship. To support social responsibility and key charities.
Develop self-awareness, global awareness, and global citizenship.

Why should I fundraise?
Any money raised will go to the chosen registered charities that will
strongly support social entrepreneurship, global health issues and work
to ensure global citizenship and a global perspective.

Who can enter Your Big Year?
The competition is open to all people over the age of 18. This is a
global competition therefore it is open to people from any country.


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