Student Poetry Contest

You may use this form for BOTH the Annual Contest and the Flash Contest.

The Student Poetry Contest is open to all students, residing in the USA or Canada, enrolled in grades 3-12
(including home schooled and tutored children) 
Each entrant may submit one poem of no more than 20 lines on any subject
Click here to read the official rules of the contest.

Entries for the Annual Contest are also accepted via standard mail with an entry form attached.
Flash contests do not accept entries via standard postal mail.
If you have any problem using the form, please email your entry,
along with a note explaining the difficulty, to 

Only enter once.  Do not enter your poem here if you are submitting it by standard postal mail.

Please use upper case (capital) letters only when necessary
(Do not type in ALL CAPS or all lower case)

First Name  
Last Name  
Mailing Address  (not school address)
State or Province  
Zip or Postal Code  
Email   Please notify me with important information, if my poem is chosen as a winning entry or selected for publication by The America Library of Poetry
Name of School  
Teacher's Name  If you found this contest on your own, and a teacher did not help you or tell you about it, then you may type Unknown for the teacher name.
Current Grade Level  
My Friend's First Name If you told a friend about this contest, please enter their information here (to earn a second chance at winning the Flash Contest).  If you didn't tell anyone about this contest, please leave "Friend" info  blank.
My Friend's Last Name   
My Friend's Email  
My Poem Title  
Type Your Poem Below
(20 lines maximum - your poem should fit entirely in the box without scrolling)

By submitting this entry, I certify that I understand and agree to the rules
and that I am 13 years of age or older or I have parental permission to enter this contest.




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