Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ceremony

Sunday, January 16, 2022

1:00pm


DRAFT MLK

TOWN OF DAVIE

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

POETRY CONTEST

 

 

 

The Town of Davie invites students to participate in our annual 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Poetry Contest.

The hope and goal of this contest is to educate and inform students of all ages of the lifetime achievements of this great Nobel Peace Prize winning American. The submitted poems should reflect Dr. King’s values of peace, love, unity, concerns for humanity and non-violence.  

 

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day poetry contest winners will be announced on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at 1:00pm, at Bamford Sports Complex 3801 S. Pine Island Rd. 

All participants and their families are invited to attend this FREE family event. Ribbons will be awarded for the best poems in all grade levels from participating schools and groups.  All entries submitted will receive a participation ribbon.

 

Please find contest rules and information attached. All entries must be submitted online. Registration form must be filled out and entries may be uploaded with the registration application. You can find the registration application here:

  https://form.jotform.com/203483116506046

 

                      

All ENTRIES ARE DUE NO LATER THAN JANUARY 10, 2022.

 

For further information, contact Gary Snelling at (954) 797-1181 or Gsnelling@davie-fl.gov

       

  

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

POETRY CONTEST

 

CONTEST RULES AND CONDITIONS

 

                  

 

  1.              Each Category will be judged separately (Elementary, Middle, High School).  

  

             2)               Entries should reflect Dr. King’s concept of peace, love, unity, concerns for humanity and nonviolence.  

   

             3)               Each grade level (school/group) may submit up to ten (10) of their most creative pieces from each grade.

        

             4)               All poetry entries must be typed, and must have student’s name, age, grade, school name and 

                               phone number in the lower right-hand corner of entry.

   

            5)                All entries must be submitted to the Town of Davie, via the online registration application.  Deadline for all entries is 4:00                  p.m., January 10, 2022.

  

            6)               Judges’ decisions are final

 

                              All entries submitted will receive participation ribbons.

                                           Winning poems will receive an award and entry may be read during our MLK, Jr. ceremony.


Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Festivities include excerpts from Dr. King's "I have a Dream" speech, guest speakers, musical performances and poetry contest presentations. 

For more information contact us at specialevents@davie-fl.gov or (954) 797-1181.