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  • crwropps@aol.com
    Rules for 2007 ISPS Poetry Contest http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm Illinois State Poetry Society—14th Annual Contest Categories: 1. free verse
    Message 1 of 7 , Aug 14 8:49 AM
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      Rules for 2007 ISPS Poetry Contest
      http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm

      Illinois State Poetry Society—14th Annual Contest
      Categories:
      1. free verse
      2. formal verse
      3. spirituality
      Prizes $50, $30, $10
      3 Honorable Mentions
      Maximum length: one poem page
      Type size: 11 pt or higher; no columns
      Poems in English only
      Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and
      category in upper left hand corner; second copy without ID but with category
      Entry fee: Non-members, $5.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem.
      Members of ISPS, $3.00 up to 5 poems, $1.00 each additional poem
      Simultaneous submissions accepted but no previously published work
      Poems not to be returned
      One out-of-state judge per category
      Submissions sent postal mail to:
      Marvin Young
      ISPS Poetry Contest Chair
      2382 Kildeer Street
      Woodridge, Illinois 60517
      Winners' names to be posted on ISPS website, www.illinoispoets.org
      Deadline: must be postmarked by August 30, 2007



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    • aejos
      Illinois State Poetry Society 16th Annual Contest Categories; 1) free verse, 2) formal verse, 3) a poem related to Abraham Lincoln and/or Charles Darwin.
      Message 2 of 7 , Oct 13, 2009
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        Illinois State Poetry Society
        16th Annual Contest

        Categories; 1) free verse, 2) formal verse, 3) a poem related to Abraham Lincoln and/or Charles Darwin. Prizes $50, $30, $10. 3 HM. Maximum length: one poem page. Type size 11 pt or higher; no columns. Poems in English only. Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in upper left hand corner; second copy without ID but with category. Entry fee: Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Members ISPS, $3.00 up to 5 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Simultaneous submissions accepted. No poems which have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. One out of state judge per category. Send submissions to Marvin Young, ISPS Poetry Contest Chair, 2382 Kildeer Street, Woodridge, Illinois 60517. Winners' names posted on ISPS website, illinoispoets.org. Deadline: must be postmarked October 30, 2009.
      • crwropps@aol.com
        Illinois State Poetry Society 16th Annual Contest http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm Categories; 1) free verse, 2) formal verse, 3) a poem related to
        Message 3 of 7 , Oct 21, 2009
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          Illinois State Poetry Society
          16th Annual Contest
          http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm

          Categories; 1) free verse, 2) formal verse, 3) a poem related to Abraham Lincoln and/or Charles Darwin. Prizes $50, $30, $10. 3 HM. Maximum length: one poem page. Type size 11 pt or higher; no columns. Poems in English only. Submit two copies of each poem, first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in upper left hand corner; second copy without ID but with category. Entry fee: Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Members ISPS, $3.00 up to 5 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Simultaneous submissions accepted. No poems which have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. One out of state judge per category. Send submissions to Marvin Young, ISPS Poetry Contest Chair, 2382 Kildeer Street, Woodridge, Illinois 60517. Winners' names posted on ISPS website, illinoispoets.org. Deadline: must be postmarked October 30, 2009.


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        • crwropps@aol.com
          Illinois State Poetry Society 18th Annual Poetry Contest Illinois State Poetry Society—18th Annual Contest. Categories: 1) free verse 2), formal verse
          Message 4 of 7 , Apr 20, 2011
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            Illinois State Poetry Society
            18th Annual Poetry Contest
            Illinois State Poetry Society—18th Annual Contest. Categories: 1) free
            verse 2), formal verse --please identify form, 3) a poem on Personal
            Growth (physical, mental, emotional or spiritual). Prizes $50, $30,
            $10 & three Hon. Mention. Maximum length one standard page. Type size
            12 or 14 pt. Original poems in English only. Submit two copies of
            each poem; first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in
            upper left hand corner; second copy with category only. Entry fee:
            Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. ISPS
            members, $3.00 up to 5 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Payable to
            Illinois State Poetry Society. No simultaneous submissions, poems which
            have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. Send
            submissions to: William Vollrath, ISPS Poetry Contest Chair, 6818 Osage
            Ave., Downers Grove, Il, 60516. Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 10,
            2011. Winners’ names posted on ISPS website, illinoispoets.org by late
            Dec. 2011.
          • aejos
            Illinois State Poetry Society—18th Annual Contest. Categories: 1) free verse 2), formal verse --please identify form, 3) a poem on Personal Growth (physical,
            Message 5 of 7 , Jul 11, 2011
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              Illinois State Poetry Society—18th Annual Contest. Categories: 1) free verse 2), formal verse --please identify form, 3) a poem on Personal Growth (physical, mental, emotional or spiritual). Prizes $50, $30, $10 & three Hon.Men. Maximum length one standard page. Type size 12 or 14 pt. Original poems in English only. Submit two copies of each poem; first copy with ID (name/address/e-mail) and category in upper left hand corner; second copy with category only. Entry fee: Non-members, $6.00 for up to 3 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. ISPS members, $3.00 up to 5 poems, $1.00 each additional poem. Payable to Illinois State Poetry Society. No simultaneous submissions, poems which have won monetary awards or been published. Poems not returned. Send submissions to: William Vollrath, ISPS Poetry Contest Chair, 6818 Osage Ave., Downers Grove, Il, 60516. Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 10, 2011. Winners' names posted on ISPS website, illinoispoets.org by Dec. 20.

              For further information please visit
              http://www.illinoispoets.org/pdf/isps-contest-brochure.pdf

              or contact
              William Vollrath
              630 963 5818, <wgvollrath(at)aol.com> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail)
            • aejos
              Complete guidelines for the 21st Annual Illinois State Poetry Society are now available at http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm
              Message 6 of 7 , Sep 5, 2014
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                Complete guidelines for the 21st Annual Illinois State Poetry Society are now available at

                http://www.illinoispoets.org/contest.htm



                Contest deadline: October 15, 2014

              • aejos
                http://www.illinoispoets.org/pdf/2015-isps-contest-brochure.pdf http://www.illinoispoets.org/pdf/2015-isps-contest-brochure.pdf Poetry Contest sponsored by
                Message 7 of 7 , May 21
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                  http://www.illinoispoets.org/pdf/2015-isps-contest-brochure.pdf


                  Poetry Contest sponsored by Illinois State Poetry Society


                  Multiple genres, open to members and nonmembers.


                  Deadline: September 10, 2015


                  Go to this link to download brochure:

                  http://www.illinoispoets.org/pdf/2015-isps-contest-brochure.pdf


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