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iYeats Competition Summary

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iYeats 2019 dates
• Entry Opens: Tuesday 7th May
• Closing Date for entries: Wednesday 3rd July 11am (GMT) 
• Winners notified by Monday 22nd July
• Results Publicly Announced: Tuesday 23rd July

General Competition Rules

1. Only online entries will be accepted.
2. Files with entries must be in Word format and attached to the online entry form. Word Limit of 40 lines.
3. Multiple prizes may be awarded to the same person.
4. Poems must not have been published either in print or on a website, not be currently submitted or accepted for future publication. They must not previously have been awarded a prize in another competition.
5. The General category competition is open to all entrants.
6. The emerging poet category is confined to those aged between 16 and 25.
7. The judges decision is final.
8. No correspondence will be entered into once work has been submitted.
9. Poems cannot be altered or changed after they have been entered
10. Copyright remains with the authors, but we reserve the right to publish the winning poems. Copyright reverts to author after one year.
11. Multiple prizes may be awarded to the same person.

12.Payment must be made in Euros currency only.

13. Your entry in the competition means you accept these rules.

Please proceed to our iYeats Entry page to submit your entry.


*The Hawk’s Well Theatre is a not-for-profit institution, an officially registered charity. All entry fees received in this competition will be disbursed in prize money and to fund the administration of the competition.