ROMP POW Poem Contest

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The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry is pleased to announce the details for the 3rd Annual superhero poem contest: ROMP POW!

TO ENTER: Write a poem about your own comic book hero. The hero in your poem must be your own creation, NOT one from popular culture (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, etc.).

Contest Evaluation Criteria: Poems will be judged based on these criteria: imagery, creativity, language, and adherence to/development of theme

NEW THIS YEAR: Make a video of your poem and win  $100 ( in addition to any prize you might win in the actual poem contest). The video can be of you reading the poem, an animated video with a poem voice-over, etc.

 

Guidelines: The video must include the whole text of the poem and be creative and appropriate for all ages. Upload the video to youtube or your Google drive or some other service and then submit the video link to ROMPoetry@gmail.com by Jan. 12. All videos will be posted online so submitting your video signifies you agree to this posting.

Winners will be announced and on display at

Pryor Creek Comic-Con

January 19, 2019

Poetry Contest Guidelines:

  1. Poems will be judged in 3 categories:K-5th, 6th-12th, and Adult
  2. Cash awards will be given for 1st-3rd prize in each category.
  3. Poems must be between 10-24 lines long.
  4. Poems can be rhymed or unrhymed.
  5. Anyone can enter the contest.
  6. IMPORTANT: A signed Entry Form must be filled out and submitted with the poem.

1st Place: $50                  2nd Place: $25                 3rd Place: $15

                            DEADLINE: JAN. 12, 2019

How to enter: Submit one of the forms below by mail or email or fill in the form below and submit from this page.

ROMP POW Poem Contest Entry Form 2019 (doc)

ROMP POW Poem Contest Entry Form 2019 (pdf)

For more information about the Pryor Creek Comic Convention, go to the event’s FACEBOOK PAGE.

 

2018 Poem Winners

115 poems were entered in this year’s contest. Competition was stiff! The winners were announced Jan. 20, 2018, at Pryor Creek Comic Con. Here they are:

K-12 Category

1st, Amy Clark, Locust Grove
2nd, Anne Marie Reed, Locust Grove
3rd, Bryce Neahring, Enid
4th, Jerah Bighorse, Locust Grove
5th, Colton Dugger, Locust Grove
6th, Lilly Daniels

Adult Category

1st, Sydney Schwichtenberg, Peggs
2nd, Johnny White, Gage
3rd, Adam Kaney, Tahlequah

NOTE: The hero in your poem must be your own creation, NOT one from popular culture (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, etc.).

For more information about the Pryor Creek Comic Convention, go to the event’s FACEBOOK PAGE.

 

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