1. The Challenge opens on 4 March 2019. You must complete your online Student Reading Record by 30 August 2019 (11:59 pm) to complete the Challenge.

2. You must read a certain number of books to complete the Challenge:

Challenge Number of books you must read Minimum number of PRC books Maximum number of Personal Choice books PRC booklists you can read from
K-2 30 25 5 K-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9
3-4 20 15 5 3-4, 5-6, 7-9
5-6 20 15 5 5-6, 7-9
7-9 20 15 5 5-6, 7-9

3. Books you read after the Challenge closes can count towards the next year's Challenge.

4a. K-2 students, you can read the books on your own, read them with someone, or someone can read them to you.
4b. 3-4, 5-6, 7-9 students, you must read the books on your own, but someone can help you choose them.

5. In a series on the PRC booklist, you can read any two books as PRC books. You can read up to five other books from the same series as Personal Choice books.

6a. K-2 students, you can read books or have them read to you in your home language.
6b. 3-4, 5-6, 7-9 students, you must read all PRC books in English. You may read Personal Choice books in your home language.

7. K-2 students only - If you can read simple chapter books on your own, you can attempt the 3-4 Challenge. You need to get your Student Reading Record changed to Challenge level 3-4. See your PRC coordinator for help with this. 

8. 3-4, 5-6, 7-9 students only - If your teacher thinks you need extra help, you can listen to unabridged audio versions of the books - as long as you read along.

9. If you complete your online Student Reading Record by 30 August 2019, and it is validated by your school by 13 September (11:59 pm), you will be eligible for a PRC certificate in Term 4.

10. The certificates you can receive for completing the Challenge are:

Year of completing PRC Award received
First year Challenge completion certificate
Second year Challenge completion certificate
Third year Challenge completion certificate
Fifth year Challenge completion certificate
Sixth year Challenge completion certificate
Eighth year Challenge completion certificate
Ninth year Challenge completion certificate
Tenth year Challenge completion certificate
Fourth year (not consecutive) Gold certificate
Seventh year (not consecutive) Platinum certificate
Every year from Year 3 to Year 9 (inclusive). 
Therefore only Year 9 students are eligible.
11. You can only receive one certificate each year.

12. PRC sends Gold and Platinum certificates to your school in Term 4 with students' names printed. Your school is responsible for downloading and printing your Challenge Completion Certificate from the PRC website.

13. Your school needs to make sure your parent or carer knows that by entering the Challenge, you may receive a PRC certificate with your name and school printed. The Premier's Reading Challenge no longer lists student names on an Honour Roll, however there may be opportunities for students to be recognised through media publications or through the school's own newsletters and communications. No student names and/or details will be published publicly without prior consent from parents/ carers. 

14. If you are home schooled, you can participate in the PRC once registered with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) or granted an exemption from registration. You must register with the PRC before 31 July.

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