Ipswich Poetry Feast is an annual poetry writing competition giving poets of all ages the opportunity to compete for over $3,000 in prizes. Widely promoted to schools, libraries and the general community, this competition attracts local, interstate and global entries.
|Opening Date||Monday, 9 August 2021|
|Closing Date||Sunday, 3 October 2021 at 5.00 pm|
|Prize Money||Over $3,000 in prizes|
Entries for 2021 Ipswich Poetry Feast competition open Monday, 9 August 2021. Simply click the link opposite for the form you require and submit to be in the running for this year’s competition.
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|Competition Categories||1st Prize||2nd Prize||3rd Prize||Total|
|Age 8-10 years||$100||$60||$40||$200|
|Age 11-13 years||$120||$80||$50||$250|
|Age 14-17 years||$250||$150||$100||$500|
|Open Age – Picture Ipswich||$300||$175||$125||$600|
|Other Prizes & Awards|
|1st prize winners in above categories also receive a Certificate and Bronze Medallion|
|Highly Commended (multiple awards in each category) receive a Certificate and Competition Memento||$350|
|Total Prize Value *||$3050|
*Prize money may be subject to change prior to the competition opening date at the discretion of Ipswich Libraries
1. Picture Ipswich category: Poems submitted in this category must reflect an image from the Picture Ipswich website.
To be awarded to a school on the basis of genuine commitment to, and engagement with, the spirit of the Ipswich Poetry Feast.
|School Award||$150 & Certificate|