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Who may enter?
Final year Animal Science students or Postgraduate Nutrition Science students, studying at a South African university.

Students must enter articles in one of the following categories:
(1) Own research
(2) Literature review

Structure, grammar and length of articles

  • Submission format: Word (no PDFs will be accepted)
  • Margins: 2cm all-round
  • Font: Calibri 11pt
  • Length: 2 000 words
  • Images: 3 figures/graphs/pictures (3 in total)
  • Image: Hi-resolution 300 dpi
  • Image format: JPG TIFF, PNG or PDF
  • Grammar style: UK English
  • Similarity report (compulsory): Turnitin

Article structure

  • Introduction
  • Background
  • Discussion (use different subheadings here)
  • Conclusion
  • Author’s contact details (phone number and e-mail address)

Referencing

  • Style: South African Journal of Animal Science (https://www.ajol.info/index.php/sajas/about/submissions)
  • The list of references is to be submitted in a separate document together with the article. In text referencing should strictly adhere to the prescribed method of the SA Journal of Animal Science.
  • For literature reviews, references cited should not date back further than 2010 to ensure relevant and recent research is reported

Themes/subjects

Articles themes must resort under one of the following broad categories:

  • Feed industry: legislative environment
  • Feed industry: trade environment (economy / pricing / trade)
  • Feed science: additives
  • Nutritional science: all species
  • Feed processing: milling / mixing / formulation / packaging

Closing dates for article submissions

  • 22 January 2021 for evaluation and publication in the April 2021 edition of the AFMA Matrix.
  • 23 April 2021 for evaluation and publication in the July 2021 edition of the AFMA Matrix.
  • 23 July 2021 for evaluation and publication in the October 2021 edition of the AFMA Matrix.
  • 20 September 2021 for evaluation and publication in the January 2022 edition of the AFMA Matrix.
  • Articles that are submitted after the cut-off date will not be considered.
  • Articles must be submitted via e-mail to technical@afma.co.za
Own Research
The authors of the winning articles published quarterly will each receive a cash prize of R2 000.
The overall winner will receive a cash prize of R7 000. Additionally, the winner’s promoter will also receive a cash prize of R7 000.
The university represented by the overall winner will receive a cash prize of R10 000 and the floating trophy as the AFMA Intervarsity Writer’s Cup Champion.

Literature Review
The authors of the winning articles published quarterly will each receive a cash prize of R1 000.
The overall winner will receive a cash prize of R3 000.

The overall winners of both categories will be given opportunity to present his/her submitted articles at the annual AFMA Symposium.
  • The judging panel’s decision is final, and no correspondence will be allowed in this regard.
  • Articles that are submitted after the cut-off date will not be considered.
  • Entries will only be judged for the specific edition it was submitted.
  • By entering, successful entrants declare:
    • their articles may be edited and published in the AFMA Matrix magazine;
    • themselves willing to participate in any media coverage given to the competition, including print media, online media and broadcast media.
  • The prizes cannot be altered, exchanged or supplied in any other way than stipulated in terms of the competition rules.
YEARCHAMPION (UNIVERSITY)WINNING STUDENT LECTURER/SUPERVISOR
2019Stellenbosch UniversitySarah Jane DaviesDr. Emiliano Raffrenato
2020University of PretoriaAmelia du PreezProf. Eward Webb
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