The Water Cycle Poetry Contest

As an interactive and cross-curricular enhancement to the Jan. 2018 The Water Cycle Young People’s Concert program, the San Antonio Symphony will conduct a poetry contest for attending students grades K-5, the winners of which will be invited to perform an oral reading of their original poems onstage at the concerts.  Entry requirements will include submission of a short video clip of each student (up to three per school or group) performing an oral reading of his or her poem.  No live audition will be required.

Contest Forms:
The Water Cycle Poetry Contest Rules and Guidelines
The Water Cycle Poetry Contest Entry Form

The Water Cycle Poetry Contest Permission / Release Form (English)
The Water Cycle Poetry Contest Permission / Release Form (Spanish)
The Water Cycle Poetry Contest Handout Template

Important dates:
Dec. 22, 2017 – Deadline for contest entry.  Late submissions will not be considered.
Jan. 9, 2018 – Schools and groups will be notified of the names of their contest winners on or before Jan. 9.  Winners will have the week between Jan. 9 and the concert dates for additional preparation.
Jan. 16, 17, 18 or 30, 2018 – The Water Cycle concerts, at which winners will be invited to perform an oral reading of their original poems onstage, depending on the school or group reservation.

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