Deadline Extended for the 2017 NFSPS Convention Texas Hold ‘Em Poetry Contest

A new “deal” for
Convention Attendees!
E  X  T  E  N  D  E  D  Deadline
2017 NFSPS Convention
Texas Hold ‘Em Poetry Contest
Postmarked by May 1, 2017
Unpublished, Any Subject, Any Form
36-Line Limit
Winners announced at the convention.
Yep, you gotta be there to win!

Prizes: 1st – $100, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50,
and three (3) HMs – $25 each.

Enter as many times as you want.
$10 entry fee for each group of three (or fewer) poems.

Make checks payable to
Poetry Society of Texas

Snail mail entries only!

Postmark by MAY 1, 2017
Send two copies: one with Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, State Society membership or Non-Member; one with no ID.

Send to J. Paul Holcomb, Texas Hold ‘Em Convention Contest Chairman,
235 Shady Hill Lane, Double Oak, TX 75077-8270.


The extended May 1 deadline applies ONLY to the above-mentioned convention contest offered by the Poetry Society of Texas for convention attendees only. The winners of this contest will be announced opening night of the convention June 29).

March 15 is still the postmark deadline for the NFSPS Annual Contests (orange brochure) and online at under Poetry Contests. Winners in these contests will be announced throughout the convention proceedings, as usual.