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James McIntyre Poetry Competition

Awards for our 20th Year

  • NEW - Canada 150 - Celebrating 150 years of Canadian History
  • NEW - Vimy Ridge -  in Commemoration 100 years on. 
  • “Cheesiest Poem” Award  
  • J.C. Herbert Award - Best Long Poems about Ingersoll, Past or Present
  • Best Dairy Ode
  • Bonnie Mott Award - Best Poems about Local People


The class with the most winning entries will receive a PIZZA PARTY!! 


Entry Levels: JK & SK, All School Grades & Adult

Guidelines: Maximum of (3) entries/person

Suggested Styles: Rhyming Verse, Diamante, Limerick, Haiku.


All entries must be received by April 28, 2017 at 4:00 PM to In .doc or .docx file format. 


Poetry Poster 2017

Entry Form 2017

Guidelines 2017 


For more information please call (519) 485-0120

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