20th Annual Poetry Contest

Information & Rules

1. Poems can be on any topic, but should be acceptable for public display.

2. Poems should be at least three lines long, but no longer than one typed page.

3. Poems must be original, unpublished works of art.

4. Poems must be typed on a piece of white paper without your name on it.

5. A completed entry form must be turned in with each submission.

6. Winners will be determined by a group of judges selected by the librarians of the Jefferson County Library.

7. Three winners will be selected from each age category: 5-11 years, 12-18 years, and 19 years & older.

8. Entries must be turned in to the Jefferson County Library by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:00 pm.

9. Poems will be on display at the Arnold Branch through April 15, 2018.

10. Winners of the Poetry Contest will be announced at the Poetry Reading and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Arnold Branch.  (Winners will be notified prior to the Awards Ceremony.)

Entry Form