poetry contest

Information & Rules

  1. Poems can be on any topic, but should be acceptable for public display.
  2. Poems should be at least 3 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 Poems must be original, unpublished works of art.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 decided 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 Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
  9. Poems will be on display at the Arnold Branch of the Jefferson County Library through March 30, 2020.
  10. Winners of the Poetry Contest will be announced at the Poetry Reading and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm at the Arnold Branch.


Entry Form - Single Submission or Multiple Submissions