Deadline: Postmark date of June 30, 2011.
Eligibility: Open to all, members and non-members alike, except TSA officers and judges.
Regulations: Any number of tanka may be submitted. Entries must be original, in English, unpublished, and not submitted for publication or to any other contest.
Entry Fee: $1.00 per tanka, U.S. funds only. Please make checks/money orders payable to the "Tanka Society of America."
Submissions: Submit each tanka on three separate 3 x 5 inch cards, two with the tanka only (for anonymous judging), the third with the tanka and the author's name and address in the upper left-hand corner. Type or print neatly please.
Submit entries and fees to: Celia Stuart-Powles, PO Box 521084, Tulsa, OK 74152, USA
Awards: First prize: $100; Second Prize: $50; Third Prize: $25. Amount of prizes may be reduced if an insufficient number of entries are received. Winning poems will be published in Ribbons, the Tanka Society of America journal.
Adjudication: The name(s) of the judge(s) will be announced after the contest.
Rights: All rights revert to the authors after publication.
Correspondence: Unfortunately, entries cannot be returned. Please send a business size SASE for answers to queries or for a list of winning entries. For foreign entries, send a self-addressed envelope and one international reply coupon.