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         SOUTH DAKOTA STATE POETRY SOCIETY 33RD ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST 2008 http://www.sdstatepoetrysociety.com/Site/adult2007contest.html ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Message 1 of 1 , May 27, 2008
        



       
      SOUTH DAKOTA STATE POETRY SOCIETY

      33RD ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST 2008

      http://www.sdstatepoetrysociety.com/Site/adult2007contest.html


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      FEES: $2.00 per poem for Category 1 from all entrants

      ONE $4.00 fee per SDSPS MEMBER for all other categories combined

      ONE $7.00 fee per NON-MEMBER for all other categories combined

       

      Prizes: GRAND SDSPS PRIZE -- $75 -- $50 -- $25, plus honorable mentions

      ALL OTHER CATEGORIES -- $25 -- $15 -- $10, plus honorable mentions

       

      MONEY-WINNING POEMS, only, will be published in winter Pasque Petals.

      Note—FAILURE TO FOLLOW RULES OR CATEGORY SPECIFICATIONS WILL AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFY THE ENTRY AND THE FEE WILL BE FORFEITED.

      Deadline August 1, 2008

      1. Poems must be original, unpublished, and have won no more than $10.

      2. Send as many poems as desired for category #1; send only one poem per category for #s 2-16.

      3. No poem may be entered in more than one category.

      4. Except where noted, length is limited to 40 lines.

      5. All poems except haiku and tanka must be titled.

      6. Send one original and one copy with the category on the upper left of both, and your name and address on the upper right of copy only .

      7. For a list of winners and next year’s rules send a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Poems will not be returned. Keep copies.

      8. Sponsors may enter their own categories if otherwise qualified.

      9. Mail entries and fees to

          Lorie VanDenHoek, Contest Chairman, 807 N Duff, Plankinton, 57368             

          Phone 605-942-7329

       CATEGORIES 1-10 OPEN TO ALL POETS                 SPONSORS

      1. GRAND PRIZE---$2.00 fee per poem

                  Poet’s choice, 50 line limit……………………………………………………………………SDSPS, Inc.

      2. FAMILY ANCESTRY, any form…………………………Verlyss Jacobson and Ellen Pudwill

      3. NELLIE AND AARON SHAFER MEMORIAL

                  Springtime, any form …………………………………………Barbara Shafer Kraemer

      4. HERMAN J VISSER POETRY AWARD

                  Folk Ballad about South Dakota…………………………………Audrae Visser Endowment

      5.VILLANELLE………………………………………………………….……Betty Brownlow

      6. GAY NINETIES, limited to persons 90 years and older ……………Elizabeth Lewis

      7. NATURE………………………………………………………………………………Alma Reinecke and Mary Ann Rager

      8. SONNET, any form (identify form)…………………………………Robin Round Poetry Society

      9. SOUTH DAKOTA FEMALE HISTORIC FIGURE, any form…………………………………Bardic Round Table

      10. ECOLOGICAL POEM………………………………………………………….David A Evans

      CATEGORIES 11-16 OPEN ONLY TO SOUTH DAKOTA RESIDENTS

      11. PERRYMAN-VISSER MEMORIAL AWARD, poet’s choice…………………………………………Perryman-Visser Endowment

      12. WOMAN, any form…………………………………………………………………………….Lois Hart

      13. POETRY FOR CHILDREN, any form…………………………………………………………………………..Carlee Swann

      14. PROTEST POEM…………………………………………………………….Marian D Peters

      15. FREE VERSE, 15 line limit……………………………………………………………………………Emma Dimit

      16. POEM ABOUT SOUTH DAKOTA, any form………………………………….………Central Plains Arts Council Writers’ Guild

       


       







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