River of Words Contest

Ages:Elementary, Middle School, High School

Type:Submission

Categories:Art, Language Arts, Spoken Word & Poetry

Scope:Regional

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River of Words® (ROW) is a program of The Center for Environmental Literacy and a part of the Kalmanovitz School of Education.  Acknowledged pioneers in the field of place-based education, River of Words has been inspiring educators and their students for over seventeen years with an innovative blend of science and the arts.

Submit their art or poetry pieces according to the following rules:

  1. All poems must be original work. Physical poetry submissions must be either typed or legibly written in ink (not pencil) and mailed with a completed Paper Entry Form. One Paper Entry Form per poem. When mailed, poems and their Paper Entry Forms should be attached back-to-back, glued, taped or printed double sided. No staples or paperclips. ASL poetry must be submitted on DVD and mailed. Poems should not exceed 32 lines in length (written) or 3 minutes (signed). For ASL poetry, please include a brief written summary of the poem’s content, and glue or staple this summary to your entry form. Collaborative poems are accepted, but only one child (chosen as the group representative) will be eligible for any prizes awarded.  We are able to accept poems only in English, Spanish and American Sign Language.
  2. All artwork must be original work. Artwork should not exceed 11” by 17” in size-no exceptions. Acceptable media are paint, pencil, markers, ink, crayon, chalk or pastel (fixed), photography, cloth, collage and computer art. (Photo entries must be at least 8x10 inches.) All art entries must be mailed. All entries must have the student’s name, school, city and state on the back — do not use a marker or anything that will show through! A completed Paper Entry Form or Email Confirmation of a Online Entry Form must also be affixed to the back of each piece of artwork with glue or tape (be careful not to damage the artwork) — do not use paperclips or staples! We do not accept color copies—all entries must be original work.

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Website: https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/center-for-environmental-literacy/river-of-words

Managing Organization: Saint Mary's College of California Center for Environmental Literacy

Contact:

rowinfo@stmarys-ca.edu
(925)631-4289

Entry Fee: Free

This competition is open to students in Elementary, Middle School, High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

River of Words® (ROW) is a program of The Center for Environmental Literacy and a part of the Kalmanovitz School of Education.  Acknowledged pioneers in the field of place-based education, River of Words has been inspiring educators and their students for over seventeen years with an innovative blend of science and the arts.

Process

Submit their art or poetry pieces according to the following rules:
  1. All poems must be original work. Physical poetry submissions must be either typed or legibly written in ink (not pencil) and mailed with a completed Paper Entry Form. One Paper Entry Form per poem. When mailed, poems and their Paper Entry Forms should be attached back-to-back, glued, taped or printed double sided. No staples or paperclips. ASL poetry must be submitted on DVD and mailed. Poems should not exceed 32 lines in length (written) or 3 minutes (signed). For ASL poetry, please include a brief written summary of the poem’s content, and glue or staple this summary to your entry form. Collaborative poems are accepted, but only one child (chosen as the group representative) will be eligible for any prizes awarded.  We are able to accept poems only in English, Spanish and American Sign Language.
  2. All artwork must be original work. Artwork should not exceed 11” by 17” in size-no exceptions. Acceptable media are paint, pencil, markers, ink, crayon, chalk or pastel (fixed), photography, cloth, collage and computer art. (Photo entries must be at least 8x10 inches.) All art entries must be mailed. All entries must have the student’s name, school, city and state on the back — do not use a marker or anything that will show through! A completed Paper Entry Form or Email Confirmation of a Online Entry Form must also be affixed to the back of each piece of artwork with glue or tape (be careful not to damage the artwork) — do not use paperclips or staples! We do not accept color copies—all entries must be original work.

Criteria

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Awards

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Participate

Website: https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/center-for-environmental-literacy/river-of-words

Managing Organization: Saint Mary's College of California Center for Environmental Literacy

Contact:

rowinfo@stmarys-ca.edu
(925)631-4289

Entry Fee: Free

This competition is open to students in Elementary, Middle School, High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.