Alex Rider Competition

WIN 30 signed copies of NEVER SAY DIE and £200 of Walker books for your school


Join us as we celebrate the return of Alex Rider in Anthony Horowitz’s brand new novel NEVER SAY DIE. YHA has teamed up with Walker Books to offer you the chance to WIN 30 signed copies of NEVER SAY DIE and £200 of Walker books for your school. Plus, runner-up prizes of 10 signed copies of NEVER SAY DIE.

To enter, download our Alex Rider bike template and ask your students/budding agents to write about or draw a spy bike that contains everything Alex might need for his next mission. As every good spy knows – you need to be prepared for anything.


Entries need to be sent to by 14th July 2017. YHA Head Office will be in touch with winner within 7 days of the competition closing.

Good luck!


Take your spy adventures into the great outdoors with YHA Alex Rider Spy residentials. Prices start from £38pppn, excluding VAT, and include full board meals, accommodation and activities. Plus all participants receive a free copy of Stormbreaker courtesy of Walker Books, participation certificates, and exclusive discounts on the Alex Rider series.

Alex Rider Mission Briefing - On-site activities with a classic spy theme twist. Activities include: code cracking, gadget design, navigation walks, fire lighting and shelter building. View the mission.

Alex Rider Spy Academy - Take the themes from Mission Briefing and boost it up a level with the addition of adventurous activities. Activities include: abseiling, rock climbing, archery, raft building and epic night hikes. Visit the academy.

Competition terms and conditions
This competition is open for entries until midnight on 14th July 2017. Please submit entries to The winner will be chosen from all submitted entries and informed within seven days from the competition closing. Open to children aged 15 and below.
Prize(s) offered for any competition are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative; in the event a prize offered is unavailable a similar prize of greater or equal value will be substituted.
To enter our competition you must be resident in the UK or the Republic of Ireland and follow the entry instructions given, providing all the information requested.
Entries received after the closing date for the competition as stated will not be considered.
The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are late, lost, damaged, illegible or corrupted in transit.
The winner(s) must claim their prize(s) within 30 days of notification by the Promoter otherwise they will forfeit their prize(s).
The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
All personal details submitted with each prize draw entry will be held in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Policy and the Data Protection Act 1998.
We will use any data submitted by entrants only for the purposes of running the competition, unless otherwise stated in the entry details. By entering our competition, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this competition and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented.
By entering the competition, entrants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which may be amended at any time by the Promoter.
The rules of the competition shall be governed by UK law.
YHA reserves the right to use entries in promotional material, including online. In such cases identifying features such as names and school names will be removed before publication, or permission will be sought to include them.