Entries must be submitted as a Word document through the KCTE/LA Contest Link SEE NOTE BELOW on HOW the DOCUMENT SHOULD BE TITLED.

  • Each piece, including poems by the same author, should be submitted separately

  • Teacher submitting the entry responsible for plagiarism checks and for ensuring students under the age of 18 have proper release forms on file (meaning that you have acquired and have on file student and parent permission to enter and publish this piece).

NOTE: For multimodal compositions, the preferred format is a link to a video file. However, if you have a photo, PDF, or mp4 file, it can be uploaded to the submission form. Be sure that the file can be opened and accessed publicly; if we cannot open it, we cannot judge it.

ALL Entrants MUST Follow the guidelines below to TITLE & SAVE each entry (Word doc. or docx.).

Additionally, The following information should either be on a cover page or ON the first page of the entry itself:

  • Student’s Name:

  • Student’s Grade:

  • Submission Category:

  • Title of Submission:

  • Teacher’s Name:

  • Name of School:

  • Address of School:

  • Date of Submission:

Questions should be addressed:

Please read and follow the Submission Instructions carefully. Failure to comply with instructions will disqualify the entry.