The 12th of August is International Youth Day. This day exists to bring awareness to cultural and legal issues surrounding youths. Because of this, we want you to write about a day that celebrates the youngsters living in your world. The tradition/festival we want you to write about can also bring awareness to problems in your world. We want you to use the tradition template, but you have to create the article from this prompt page.

“The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.”


by Ignat Kushanrev

Why and how are the youths of your world celebrated? When are they celebrated? A specific date or on a specific day? Where are they celebrated? In a special area or in a specific culture? Which groups of youths are celebrated? Only a specific group or all of them? If the celebration is to bring awareness to the troubles facing youngsters then what are those troubles? What can be done about the troubles and who can do that? Where does this trouble happen? Why does it happen? When does it happen, is it during a specific natural occurring event in your world or something else?

Different cultures across our real world have their own festivals to celebrate their youths, you can read more about them here. One of them is observed on June 16th when the people in South Africa celebrate the young adults who stood up against apartheid.



“The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning you’re not old.”
—Rosalyn Sussman Yalow


by James Baldwin

– First, you need a World Anvil account.

– One article per account and only one person per account.– Minimum of 300 words and a maximum of 1500 words.

The article needs to be public.

– Submit the article before the 18th of August, at 12:01AM GMT (the site time, look at the bottom of almost all pages of WorldAnvil.)

– Go to this prompt page and create your article.

-You can also post the link to your article as a reply to this blog post, but for it to count you have to link it by creating the article from the prompt page.



Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
—Benjamin Disraeli


by Noah Buscher

-The largest prize is the pride in having finished another article for your world. It has grown by one article.

-Fun with friends, if you haven’t joined the discord do so and join in on the fun on the #challenge-discussion channel. (#sync-your-roles to see it) You can find a link to the discord at the top right corner after clicking the circle with a question mark on all the WA pages.

-Janet and Dimitris will show off some of the entries on a stream over at the WorldAnvil Twitch channel when there is time. If you aren’t already following it, jump on over there and give it a follow, that way you won’t miss out on any of the WorldAnvil streams.

-Some articles might even be featured on the site over on your dashboard.



The youth is the hope of our future.
—Jose Rizal

Want to plan what challenges you want to join during what is left of the year? Check out this year’s challenges over at: WorldAnvil Worldbuilding Challenges -2021 Edition!

You can also check out our older Flash Challenges to find prompts that you might want to create an article for. Here you can find two of them: Death of a Language and Birth rites.