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Contest Rules

1.  All poems must be original non-published works and must be performed the day of the book festival by the author.

2.  All songs must be original works performed by the author the day of the book festival.

3.  All poems must not exceed a time limit of ten minutes.

4.  All songs must not exceed a performance time of more than ten minutes.

5.  Contestants will be judged on the quality, originality and performance of the piece for both the poetry and the songs.

6.  Early bird registration must be done on this website by 11:59pm Friday June 14th for a fee of $5.00 per piece.

7.  Registration will be available the day of the event beginning at 9am for poetry and at 11am for the songs.

8.  Registration fees on the day of the event will be $10 per piece.

9.  There will be prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

10. The decisions of the judges are FINAL!

11. THERE WILL BE ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON!