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October 1, 2017

For Immediate Release:

National Garden Clubs Poetry Contest

The National Garden Clubs, Inc. invites all students Kindergarten through Ninth Grade to participate in their 2017-2018 Poetry Contest.  The competition is an opportunity for youth to embrace their creativity through the art of writing

Using the theme “Let It Grow,” poems may be written in traditional verse, acrostics, blank verse, cinquains, diamond poems, limericks or Haiku.

Winners will be selected and notified by the National Garden Clubs. Each entry will receive a Certificate of Participation.  Questions about the Poetry Contest can be submitted to  under the ‘Contact Us’ tab.

Contest Rules:

  1. Each entry must be typed and titled on a separate sheet of paper
  2. Each entry must include the name, address, age, grade and participant’s school. This information should be included on the back of the poem.
  3. Mail entries to:

The Great Falls Garden Club
PO. Box 1412
Great Falls, VA  22066.

  1. All entries must be received no later than 12 noon Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
  2. All entries become the property of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.



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