SACAA Career Expo and Drone Display Essay Writing Competition

Are you interested in aviation? Do you have dreams of contributing to the aviation world and are you a Mathematics and Physical Sciences learner in the Grades 10, 11 or 12?  Then you should continue reading this!

Enter the SACAA essay writing competition and stand a chance to win the exciting opportunity to take flight in October, Transport Month.  Spread your wings and travel with us to the SACAA Career Expo and Drone Display and learn more about aviation.  You will also have the opportunity to rub shoulders with some outstanding aviation professionals of the day.

To enter, Learners will be required to write an essay covering the topic; “My love for Aviation”.

Don’t miss out, only a limited number of essays can be accepted.

How to enter
  • Write a coherent and sound motivation that will convince the panel about your contribution in Aviation.
  • Your essay should be 2 – 3 pages long.
  • Your essay should be typed or neatly and legibly handwritten.
  • Your essay should have introduction, body, and conclusion.
  • A separate page which you tell us about yourself.
  • Should your essay be coherent, and its contents convince the panel of judges, you stand a chance to win our amazing prize.
  • Essay must have your full names, age, contact number(s), gender, name of the school, nearest Airport, and name of your Province.
  • The five (5) best essays will be declared winners.
  • Entries must be submitted to
  • Stand a chance to fly commercially with your Educator from your nearest Airport to OR Tambo Airport and return.
  • 2x nights’ Accommodation, food, and transportation to the Expo and Drone Display will be covered by the SACAA.
Terms and conditions
  • Entrants should be within a 100km radius from the operating Airport(s).
  • Winners will be notified via email or telephone.
  • First 50 essays will be accepted.
  • Winners will be accompanied by their Educator as selected by the school.
  • Winners are to be transported from their home to the Airport until to the destination. Accommodation, food, and transportation will be provided.
  • The competition closes on 15 September 2023 at 23:59.
  • Late submissions will be automatically disqualified.
  • Only entries submitted to the email: will be considered.