All entries must be submitted online at Only electronic entries will be accepted. The deadline for receipt of entries is 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.


  • Contestant must be a high school student or a home-schooled student of high school age.
  • Contestants must be residents of Indiana.
  • Contestants may submit only one poem.
  • All poems submitted must be in English.
  • Poems are restricted to 50 lines. Poems longer than 50 lines will be disqualified.
  • Please do not put your name or any other identifying information on the poem.
  • Please do not include line numbers with your poems.

Submit your poem. Entry deadline is September 1, 2015, at 5:00 P.M. EST.