Young Poets of Delaware County Poetry Comptetition

School-age residents of Delaware County (grades 1-12) are invited to participate in this year's Young Poets of Delaware County Poetry Competition.

Contest Guidelines:

Original poems must be typed or neatly written on 8.5" x 11" paper; no odd size or construction paper, please.

Please include:

  • Student's Name
  • Address
  • Home Phone Number
  • Grade
  • School
  • School District
  • If information is not listed, entry will be disqualified.

Entries should be submitted to any public library in Delaware County by March 27, 2015.

Winners will be notified by phone and mail, please no calls after poems are submitted. No entries will be returned. Only one poem per student my be entered. Poems will be judged by grade level.

Questions? Email:

Sponsored by the Mad Poets Society, Delaware County Library System, Greater Philadelphia Poets for Young Voices, Delaware County Reading Council, and The Rose Tree Media Optimist Club.

Download the Competition Guidelines to print.