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					              Children and Young People’s Poetry Competition

AGE CATEGORIES:
A ) Reception, Year 1, Year 2
B ) Years 3- 6 inclusive
C ) Years 7 – 13 inclusive

There will be prizes for one winner and two runners up in each category, also every
entry will receive a special certificate. Winners and runners up will be invited to read
their poems to the festival audience and receive their prizes in the marquee prior to
the Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers event, to be held at Wetherby High School, starting
at 6.45 until 7.15 on Wednesday 24th October. (Anyone wanting to stay for the show
will be required to buy a ticket)

COMPETITION RULES:
One entry per poet. Please make sure it’s all your own work, not your dads!
Poems can be on any theme, but must be suitable for reading by a general audience.
Poems can be as short as you like but no longer than 28 lines including the title.
Poems will be judged by a panel chaired by Janet Stephens, Head of English at
Wetherby High School and include Tom Hay reporter at the Wetherby News and Cllr
Alan Lamb.
We are sorry we are unable to offer feedback on individual poems or enter into any
correspondence regarding judging and selection. Please keep a copy of your poem as
we will be unable to return entries.

HOW TO ENTER
Write your poem in the box on the application form or attach it securely to the
application form.
Send applications to:     Wetherby Festival Young Poets’ Competition
                           Wetherby News
                            9 Westgate
                            Wetherby
                             LS 22 6LL

Or email entries (including application form) to wetherby.news@ypn.co.uk
Please title your email: poetry comp
Closing Date for receipt of applications: Thursday 4th October 2007.
                              WETHERBY FESTIVAL YOUNG POETS’ COMPETITION
                                                         APPLICATION FORM

Name: ........................................................................................... Age: ................................................

Name of school ........................................................................................          Year Group ..................

Home Address: ................................................................................... Phone No. ............................

All Personal details will be kept in the strictest confidence.
Whilst it cannot be guaranteed, please tick if you are happy for your entry and name to
appear in the Wetherby News

Parents signature……………………………………

Please write your poem in the space provided here. You may attach your poem on a
separate sheet, but please remember to include your completed application form.

				
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