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Contests

Santa Clara County Library District Teen Poetry Contest 2015

Entry Rules:

  • One winnner from each library will be chosen in the following categories: Grades 6-8 (middle school) Grades 9-12 (high school)
  • Submit up to three original poems that are no longer than 30 lines.
  • All poems must be printed neatly or typed. Make sure it is legible.
  • Submitted poems wil not be returned
  • Poems may be submitted with an entry form at the library, or by using the online form at www.sccl.org/Teens/Contests. The last day to submit your entries is May 1st, 2015.
  • The online submission form may distort the format of your poem. If the format is integral, please turn in your poem at the library.
  • Poems will be judged by grade level, original content, style, vocabulary, and creative expression.
  • Winners will receive a $50.00 gift card.
  • The winning poem will be entered into a national contest held by VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) in December and possibly published nationally.
  • Winners will be contacted by phone or email by May 31st, 2015.
  • Attach the completed entry form to your poem before submitting it for the contest. Poems without the form will not be considered. 
  • If your poem is selected as a winner, a permission form will be required to post the winning poem on our website or in print.
 

SUBMIT ENTRY ONLINE:

*If your poem is selected as a winner, a permission form will be required to post the winning poem on our website or print.





Phone number OR email required for prize eligibility.













Please submit poem as a .doc, .docx, or .pdf.


 

 

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