The Christopher Tower Poetry Competition 2015 for 16-18-year-olds| Closing Date: 27-Feb-15

Again, from the Poetry Library competition listings. Looks like a UK-only comp:

Details:
Competition for 16-18 years of age. Theme: ‘Cells’. Prizes: The first prize is £3,000, with £1,000 and £500 going to the second and third prize- winners. In addition to individual prizes, the students’ schools and colleges also receive cash prizes of £150 and the three prizewinners are eligible for a place on the Tower Poetry Summer School.. Longlisted entrants’ poems are published on the Tower Poetry website. Judges: Ian McMillan, Helen Mort and Peter McDonald. The winners will be announced on Monday 20 April 2015.
Entry Fee: £0Contact: www.towerpoetry.org.uk/prize or email info@towerpoetry.org.uk or call 01865 286591.

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Beatons Tearooms & Bookshop Second Poetry Competition 2014 | Closing Date: 27-Nov-14

Another one from the fab Poetry Library competition listings:
Details:

Adjudicators: Beatons House Poet, Liz Darcy Jones; Jon Amos, Nick Kelly. Prize-giving at Beatons Blandford Forumand recital Sat 13th Dec when winners invited to recite their poems publicly (or nominate reader in their stead) Theme: ‘Restoration’. Prizes: First Prize £50 Beatons voucher and poem framed/displayed in Beatons Blandford Forum; Young Aspiring Wordsmith Winner (13 – 17 year olds) £25 Beatons Voucher and poem framed/displayed in Beatons Blandford, adult runner up £25 junior £10 Beatons Vouchers respectively.
Entry Fee: £0Contact: For further details, rules & entry see website:
http://beatonstearooms.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/beatons-annual-poetry-competition-2014.html

Girton College Cambridge free-to-enter Jane Martin Poetry Prize

Jane Martin Poetry Prize opens for 2014

Girton College is delighted to invite entries for the 2014 Jane Martin Poetry Prize. Now in its fourth year, the national prize is a key part of the College’s support for poetry and will be of interest to all those serious about literary excellence.

This year the competition will be judged by John Fuller and Vahni Capildeo, both distinguished scholars and experts in the literary world. The winner will receive a cash prize of £700 and will have an opportunity to give a reading at a celebratory event at Girton College, at which the prize will be awarded. There will also be a second cash prize of £300.

The competition is open until noon on Friday 21st March 2014. Please find the 2014 information pack and entry rules here.

Click here to enter the 2014 Jane Martin Poetry Prize.

http://www.girton.cam.ac.uk/news/747-jane-martin-2014