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Group entries are completed through group activities or under the guidance of a facilitator. These include school groups, after-school groups, scout troops, 4-H clubs, and others.
Students must complete the Online Entry Form and complete the School/Organization Section towards the bottom of the form. Upload a digital copy of the artwork or poetry entry to the online form before submitting. Files must be less than 5MB.
Students must check the group entry box on the Mail-in Student Entry Form and complete the school/organization information. The leader or teacher must complete the group facilitator form to send in with all other entries in the group. Attach a completed student entry form to the back of each piece (art or poetry), facing outward.
Educators - Mail-in Facilitator Form
Include this form with the entries from a group you have led in River of Words activities.
Send all entries, with student entry forms attached, by February 1 to:
Individual entries are independently completed by a student (not through school or any other guided activity).
Students must complete the Online Entry Form. Upload a digital copy of the artwork or poetry entry to the online form before submitting. Files must be less than 5MB.
If you are entering the contest completely on your own, please complete the Mail-in Student Entry Form and check the Individual box.
Please Note: If you are submitting more than one entry, a separate student entry form must be attached to each piece. Please send all of your entries with attached student entry forms, in one package.
For questions, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]