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The 18<sup>th</sup> Inter-School Stamp Exhibits Competition

The 18th Inter-School Stamp Exhibits Competition-Guidance Notes

Details of Participation

  • The Competition is open to all students of primary and secondary school as well as full-time students of tertiary institutions in Hong Kong.
  • The Competition is divided into three categories based on the school levels below.  Details of the maximum number of frames in each entry for the three categories are as follows:
    Category A: Primary 6 or below (1-3 frames)
    Category B: Secondary 1 to Secondary 3 (1-5 frames)
    Category C: Secondary 4 or above (1-5 frames)
  • The maximum number of participants for each entry is 4.
  • For each frame submitted, it should have a capacity of 16 (4 x 4) standard size album pages, with size 23cm x 29cm as specified.
  • Hongkong Post will sponsor each entry 20 pieces of standard size album pages and 1 pack of stamp mounts for each frame.
  • Participants should organise their stamps on a thematic basis and send their entries together with narratives about their collections.

Awards & Prizes

A Champion, a 1st Runner-up, a 2nd Runner-up and 10 Merit Awardees will be chosen from each category. The awardees will receive the following prizes:

Individual Awards:
Champion: One trophy, HK$3,000 book coupon, one Serviced First Day Cover
1st Runner-up: One trophy, HK$2,000 book coupon, one Serviced First Day Cover
2nd Runner-up: One trophy, HK$1,000 book coupon, one Serviced First Day Cover
Merit Awards (10 prizes): One certificate, HK$100 book coupon, one Serviced First Day Cover

School Awards:
Champion: One trophy, one 2018 Prestige Annual Stamp Album (Deluxe Version)
1st Runner-up: One trophy, one 2018 Prestige Annual Stamp Album (Deluxe Version)
2nd Runner-up: One trophy, one 2018 Prestige Annual Stamp Album (Deluxe Version)
Merit Awards (10 prizes): One 2018 Annual Stamp Pack

The Most Active Participation School Award:

For each category, the school with the largest number of exhibits submitted will be awarded one certificate, one 2018 Prestige Annual Stamp Album (Ordinary Version) and one 2018  Annual Stamp Pack. If more than one school have submitted the same largest number of entries, the winner will be the one with the largest number of frames.

  • To encourage active participation, each participating student will receive a presentation pack of the special stamp issue and a certificate as a token.


Please complete the application form and return it by fax to 2530 2618, email to, or mail to the following address, by 1 February 2019:

Philatelic Marketing Section,
Stamps & Philately Division,
Hongkong Post,
1/F, General Post Office, 2 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong
(Please mark on the cover: “The 18th Inter-School Stamp Exhibits Competition”)


Deadline for submission of application forms: 1 February 2019
Deadline for submission of finished stamp exhibits: 30 April 2019


The results will be announced on the Hongkong Post Stamps website: in June 2019. All winners will be notified individually by post.


For more information, please refer to the application form, visit the Hongkong Post Stamps website or contact Ms WONG on 2921 6019.

For more information about developing your own stamp exhibits, please refer to "Guide on Developing Stamp Exhibit"

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