Poems must be original work, no more than 20 lines.

Poems can be of cowboying, ranching, rural life, & maybe of the present or past & involve any family history or legend.

All participants must register at the library no later than April 15 by 5:00pm.  Must submit a legible copy of poem & provide the following information: name, age, phone number, & school.

All participants will be required to read in front of the

Judges.  Content must be clean & “G” rated.

Cowboy poet Richard Elloyan will offer a free poetry workshop on April 15 from 2:30-4:30pm held at the library, please call 293-6900 or stop by to sign-up.

The contest will follow the “Poetry Show” performed by Richard Elloyan held at the library on  April 16 at 2:00pm.

The contest is open to all school aged children. Categories will be as follows:

Elementary, Middle school, & High School.

Prizes will be a Chromebook for each  winner of each category!

Please contact the library with any questions.