POETRY CONTEST LIKE2LOVE MIAMI BEACH
are pleased to announce that Miami Beach resident Phyllis Barash has won the
Like2Love Miami Beach poetry contest.
poetry contest, which ran from November 1 through December 2, 2013, produced 27
qualifying entries. In them, contestants
highlighted everything that makes Miami Beach a great place to live,
work and play with their verses, while driving the community to visit our
communication tools and channels.
All entries submitted will be hung on a Poet Tree
at Lummus Park from February 7-28, 2014, weather permitting.
Poetry and communications professionals selected three finalists and the public helped choose the grandprize winner
Winning Poem First Runner Up Second Runner UpPOETRY CONTEST RULES & GUIDELINESEntering the contest | Guidelines | Contest Rules | Judging/Criteria | Eligibility | Prizes
Entering the contest is easy:
Simply email your one entry to firstname.lastname@example.org or send your submission via snail mail (must be postmarked by the deadline of December 2) to the following address: Office of Communications, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Different factors will guide the judges in deciding which poems are worthy of being selected. Criteria includes
Judges will select three finalists and one grand prizewinner who will be selected on Facebook.
The finalists will be notified of their status via email in mid-Decmeber.
Then, we'll need a little help from you. You will have the chance to help us choose the grand prizewinner (to be announced January 2014) by voting on your favorite poem on Facebook.
Visit us back here for updates, or follow our updates on Facebook and Twitter. Use hashtag #LikeMBContest12. We'll keep you posted.
Eligibility The LIKE2LOVE MIAMI BEACH Poetry Contest is open to the entire community, including Miami Beach employees. All poems must include the phrase "Like to Love Miami Beach." Photo entries become property of the City of Miami Beach and may be used for promotional purposes in various mediums. The City of Miami Beach reserves the right to disqualify entries considered unacceptable or inappropriate for the public viewing.
PrizesThe grand prize is a two night stay at the Catalina Hotel and Beach Club on Miami Beach. Other prizes include the award-winning Taschen book Gustav Klimt. The Complete Paintings ($200 retail value) and two tickets to Panic! At the Disco at the Fillmore Miami Beach Jackson Gleason Theatre.