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 4, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.  Awards will be presented

Wednesday, October 9 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

 

Fall Foliage Festival

POETRY CONTEST RULES

 

The Martinsville Arts Council and the Morgan County Public Library are co-sponsoring the 2019 Fall Foliage Festival Poetry Contest.  The contest is open to any Morgan County resident.

 

Theme: “Celebrating 60 Years”

 

Categories:  Adult, high school, middle school participants will write poems with a maximum of 45 lines, a minimum of 15 lines.  Elementary students (including grades 5 & 6) will write poems with a maximum of 10 lines and a minimum of 5 lines.

 

Format:  All entries must follow the theme, “Celebrating 60 Years.” 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 4, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

 

Awards:  Awards will be presented Wednesday, October 9, 2019 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.

 

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2019 Fall Foliage Festival Poetry Contest

 

 

Theme:  “Celebrating 60 Years”

 

Name_________________________________________ Phone________________________

 

Address______________________________________City____________________________

 

Category:  Adult____ High School____ Middle School____ Elementary (includes grades 5 & 6)____

 

I give permission to have my poem reprinted for publicity purposes.

 

 

Signature__________________________________________ Date_______________