SCCLD Poetry Contest 2020

Welcome to the 14th Annual SCCLD Poetry Contest! 

We invite teens to create up to three poems and send them to us.

ENTRY RULES: (No longer accepting submissions)

  • One winner from each library will be chosen in the following categories: Grades 6-8 (Middle School), Grades 9-12 (High School)
  • Submit up to three original poems, no longer than 30 lines.
  • Submitted poems will not be returned.
  • Poems may be submitted with the online form below. Last day to submit your entry is April 30, 2020.
  • Poems will be judged by grade level, original content, style, vocabulary, and creative expression.
  • Winners will receive a $50.00 gift card.
  • The winning poem will be entered into a national contest held by VOYA (Voice of Youth Advocates) in December and possibly published nationally.
  • Winners will be contacted by phone or email by May 30, 2020.
  • Prize distribution will be arranged with your Teen Services Librarian.