Starts in 4 Days, 18 Minutes
October 21, 2018 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Odyssey, 45, First Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 20
+91 44 24453191
This is a poetry competition for schoolchildren in Std 8th to Std 12th in association with INDIA POETRY CIRCLE (IPC)
Winners get Book hampers, Certificate and a trophy. Participants get Certificates and book vouchers.
Who can participate:
Open to Children in Std 8th-12th.
Participation is absolutely free.
Guidelines to the participants
You need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Reporting time: latest by 2.30p.m. on Sun, 21st October 2018. Late comers stand the risk of not being able to participate.
You need to please bring the following:
- A bright and creative mindset
- Your favourite and lucky pen and pencil (suggested you have a spare one, just in case….)
- Your school id. Card as proof of age
We will provide
This Guidelines document for your ready reference
- Themes on which the poem has to be written
- One sheet of paper to write your final version of your poem on
- Two rough sheets to work on drafts.
- Refreshments and water
- You may choose any one of themes provided to write your poem on
- Any form/ format of your choice is welcome
- Your poem is expected to be not more than 24 lines
- The poem submitted needs to be written with pen on the paper provided for the purpose
- Rough sheets need not be returned
- Legible handwriting is a must. Neat impressive handwriting will add to the value of your poem. Poor/ illegible handwriting stands the risk of being unread.
- Spelling errors will attract negative points
- Strict Grammar rules need not be adhered to. However, you are expected to adhere to basic grammar considerations such as gender/ number/ tense conformity unless you want to purposefully deviate as part of the poetic communication.
- Any paper or book or notebook, as well as, mobile phones or any other gadgets are strictly forbidden into the competition room.
- Discussions among the participants or with others around during the competition time are strictly forbidden. Any defaulter of the above points will get summarily disqualified on the spot.