K-12 Poetry Contest

Friends Poetry Contest

Enter the Friends of the Gates Public Library’s K-12 Poetry Contest

$50 First Prizes and $25 Runner-Up Prizes in three divisions: K-5, Middle School and High School. A special $25 Prize will be awarded
for a poem based on a Gates theme.

Contest Rules:

  • Contest is open to all K-12 students who live or go to school within the Gates Chili Central School District.
  • Poems must include the student’s name, address, phone number, their school’s name and grade. Students may submit up to two poems.
  • Poems may be written in any style, rhymed or unrhymed. Maximum length: 25 lines. Entries must be legible.
  • Contest winners will be honored at the Friends Annual Meeting on May 18, 2023 at Gates Public Library.

Poems due by Friday, April 14, 2023

Send your poems to:

Friends Poetry Contest
Gates Public Library
902 Elmgrove Road
Rochester, New York 14624

Posted on March 28, 2023

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