Poetry Contest

FALL FOLIAGE FESTIVAL

POETRY CONTEST

LOCATION:  Morgan County Public Library—Main Branch (Martinsville)

DATES:  Entries must be brought to the Main Branch of the Morgan County Public

Library by Friday, October 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.  Awards will be presented

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


POEMS DISPLAYED: Winners are displayed during the month of October.

CHARGE OR FEE:  None

REGISTRATION:  Applications available at the Morgan County Public Library, and available for download from both the library and the FFF websites.

An application form must be stapled to the back of each

poem entered.  DO NOT put your name on the front of the

poem.

SPONSORSHIPS:

Martinsville Arts Council

Morgan County Public Library

AWARDS:  Plaques will be given to 1st place winners.

Monetary awards will be given to all categories.  Winners will

receive $25 for first place, $15 to second place, and $10 to third

place.

Awards are given to the winners at the Morgan County Public

Library from representatives of the Fall Foliage Festival Board,

Martinsville Arts Council, and the Morgan County Public Library.

 

CHAIRMAN:  Jennifer McKinley PHONE: (765) 342-3451

 

BOARD DIRECTOR:  Judy Byers PHONE:  (765) 346-8153

POETRY CONTEST RULES

The Martinsville Arts Council and the Morgan County Public Library are co-sponsoring the 2018 Fall Foliage Festival Poetry Contest.  The contest is open to any Morgan County resident.

THEME: “OLD MEMORIES, NEW BEGINNINGS”

Categories:  Adult, high school, middle school participants will write poems with a maximum of 45 lines, a minimum of 15 lines.  Elementary students will write poems with a maximum of 10 lines and a minimum of 5 lines.

Format:  All entries must follow the theme, “Old Memories, New Beginnings.” Entries are to be typed or neatly printed and must have a poetry contest identification form stapled to the back of the poem.  DO NOT put your name on the poem.  Each entry must be the work of the person entering the contest.  A participant may enter more than one poem.

Deadline:  Entries must be brought to the Main Branch of the Morgan County Public Library by Friday, October 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

Awards:  Awards will be presented Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., at the Morgan County Public Library– Main Branch in Martinsville.

Judging:  All entries will be judged.  DO NOT sign the poems – Sign ONLY the entry form.