1st, 2nd & 3rd cash prizes, plus Highly Commended & Commended certificates as awarded by judge. Total prize pool over $700
Work entered in this competition must be original, in English, unpublished and not have won a prize in any other competition. Authors retain copyright.
Theme ‘Location’ – Poems entered must in some way refer to the theme
Open Class – poets 18 years & older
Junior sections – Primary School student (one poem only), Secondary School student (one poem only)
To maintain anonymity, entrant’s name should appear on entry form only, not on poems. Entry forms are to include entrant’s name, address, phone number, titles of poems submitted.
Entries should be typed, on one side of paper only, one poem to a page
Poems to be no longer than 60 lines
Entry fees: Open class $10 for first poem, $5 for every poem entered thereafter
Junior classes – no entry fee, only one poem per student
For details on how to enter, download the competition document here.