Poetry Contest

Submissions for the SUMMER Poetry Contest have started. The deadline to submit is August 2nd. Thank you and good luck to all of the contestants. We appreciate all of your hard work, creativity, passion, and perspective.

This contest is presented by the Rooted Minds Blog and sponsored by the lovely folks over at Bravo Pay. and I Am Root Apparel. Be sure to download the BRAVO App!
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If you can't join the fun this time, then check-in every quarter for a new Poetry Contest or stop by our Writing Prompts tab for inspiration.


Help us welcome our new Poetry Contest Sponsor BRAVO. They are helping us bring cash prizes into the mix! #trybravo Download the BRAVO app today, so that when you win we can send your winnings right away.  


Detailssubmit a video reading or performing a poem related to the topic above.  50% of the voting will come from the online public voting portal and 50% from our Rooted Minds team. The portal will be open and online voting will begin on August 4th.


1. Upload your submission to YouTube and then register your link and information here on our website 


2.  Audio submissions are OK and can be converted to video files with a blank display or simple text or graphic


3. No minimum or Maximum length required, but recordings must be new


4. Please submit a written copy of the poem when you register your information below


5. For alternative submission options email 


6. Entry fees are $5/per submission, payable via BRAVO or here on our website.

7. Winnings will be paid out using the BRAVO APP only, so be sure to download the BRAVO APP to claim your winnings.


Submit online ONLY at

Deadline to submit: August 2nd, 2021


Cash prize + I AM ROOT® Merch 

1st Place to get $100

2nd place to get $75

3rd Place to get $50  


 All Submissions will be posted for public online voting at

Voting Open from 8/4 - 8/22

*(Webpage will not be active until 8/4)

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