Poetry Competition Guidelines

Find out more about the competition guidelines below


The competition is open to children and young people in three categories:

  • 7 to 12
  • 12 to 15
  • 16 to 18

  • Only one entry per person
  • The theme of the poem must be on Peace
  • Up to a maximum 300 words per poem
  • Send your poem as a .doc or .png format
  • Files must be less than 50mb
  • Deadline 31st October 2017 by Midnight

Terms and Conditions:

  • By submitting the poem you have a consent from your parents/guardians to take part in the competition.
  • You allow poetry the NSPC4Peace and TCK Production to publish your poem through social media, your name and details of your identity will be hidden at this stage.

For the winning poems

  • The winning authours can be mentioned by name, subject to parental/guardian consent. 
  • For the teachers, please inform us if you do not want the school name to be mentioned in the social media campaign, and also if you wish the school name to remain anonymous through the campaign and when the winners announced.

Remember – The more you and your friends help to promote your entry across social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook etc. the popularity of your entry will help to push your entry up in the listings!

Competition closes








Submit your poem

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For more information email: info@tckproduction.com

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