Contest Rules & Details
The 2006 Pumpkinmania International Haiku Prize for Poetry is open to any and all members of the giant pumpkin growing public, anywhere in the world.
Poems are judged based on originality, creativity, and artistic quality.
Poem guidelines: Although different syllable patterns are valid forms of haiku, to be eligible for the prize, your haiku must consist of three (3) lines of five (5), seven (7), and five (5) syllables.
Spring starts the season
The pumpkin vine grows quickly
Bees dance in sunlight
Entries for The 2006 Pumpkinmania International Haiku Prize for Poetry are open until 12:00 midnight PST, Friday, October 20th, 2006.
E-mail your submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Judges regret that they cannot return poems or offer comments on individual entries.
All decisions made by the judges are final.
Entries must be authored by only one (1) poet.
Each poet may submit one (1) entry only.
Prizes will be awarded for First, Second and Third places.
Winners will be notified via e-mail or telephone, and will be announced on the Pumpkinmania web log: http://www.pumpkinmania.blogspot.com/ , and at The 2006 Pumpkinmania! Pumpkin Weigh-off & Contest, October 22, 2006. Winning poems will be published on the Pumpkinmania web log.
Winners retain full copyright of their work after publication.
Additions or subtractions of these rules may be made at the full discretion of The 2006 Pumpkinmania International Haiku Prize for Poetry at any time.
The 2006 Pumpkinmania International Haiku Prize for Poetry, its agencies, affiliates, sponsors or representatives absolve themselves of any liability, financial or otherwise, resulting from this contest. Entrants must agree to these rules and terms to be eligible to win.
There are no entry fees for the contest. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. All rights reserved.