Youth Poetry Scholarship
Our Voice. Our Truth Youth Poetry Slam & Scholarship Contest: How do you envision a Better Detroit?
Do you like poetry? Do you care about your city? This is for you!
Contest Rules, and Regulations can be found at:
Detroit Youth Poet Laureate Guidelines
1. Must be age 14-19 to participate.
2. Must live in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb County
3. Piece MUST be under 5 minutes.
4.To participate as a contestant you MUST register here http://tinyurl.com/9ksqpdo
5. DEADLINE TO ENTER: August 19, 2012 11:59 pm
6. We have the right to refuse a piece or disqualify youth based on our criteria in terms of content length and intent.
7. No explicit language or content
8. Must submit at least 2 original pieces, in case of tie to preform the other.
9. Poem must center around the following theme: How do you envision a Better Detroit?
First Prize: $500 & Youth Poet Laureate of Detroit Title
Second Prize: $250
Third Prize: $100