MLK Submission Guidelines
Who may participate?
The Competition is open to 3rd-12th Grade Students
What can I submit?
You may submit poems, songs, short stories, drawings, paintings, short essays, mixed media, sculptures, or multimedia presentations.
How do I submit my work?
Are there limits on how long my entry may be?
- Text based submissions must be no more than 3 double-spaced pages, 12 point font, Times New Roman
- Audio/multimedia submissions must not be longer than 5 minutes duration
- Artwork in any medium is acceptable but it should be easily transportable
- Images: JPG, PNG, or GIF
- Text: .PDF, .DOC, .DOCX
- Video: .MV4, MP4, .WMV
- Audio: .MP3, .WAV, .AAC
- Website or Web 2.0 media: submit URL
How will my work be judged?
- All the pieces are important, not just those selected as outstanding or honorable mention.
- A committee of community members will select winning entries
- The selection will be based on content, style, creativity, and relevance to the theme.
Winners will be announced in January, 2023.