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FFRPL is the 501(c)(3) charity that raises funds, presents programssupports special projectshelps create specialized spaces, and purchases supplemental materials & equipment for the Rochester Public Library.


Entry deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

1 | Student Info.

Only one entry allowed per category.
Enter the YouTube link (without password protection) for a Performance entry.
Personal or school; Twitter, Instagram, FaceBook, etc.

2 | Permission to Publish

Your submission and completed form grants FFRPL the non-exclusive right to publish your work – with attribution – if your writing is selected as a winning entry: in print and electronically, on FFRPL's platforms and through our community partners, including SUNY Brockport. Your submission is your acknowledgement that if your winning submission is deposited in a digital repository such as Brockport, it is considered permanent.
Please check the box.
If no parent/guardian e-mail is available, provide a mailing address; a copy of this form will be e-mailed or sent to them.

3 | Agreement Terms

  • My entry does not infringe on any copyright, violate any proprietary rights, or have any derogatory content
  • The work I am submitting does not invade anyone’s privacy
  • The entry has not been published elsewhere with the same content or in the same format
  • I have the full right to enter this agreement and have retained full rights to the work I am submitting; the work has not been sold, mortgaged, or otherwise granted to anyone else and it is free from all liens and claims

4 | Refer Us to a Friend!

If you know another student who might be interested in submitting work to the Sokol contest, please provide their e-mail here. We will send the Sokol flyer to them.

5 | Submit Your Entry Via Email

After you complete and submit this online form, you will be asked to submit your Poetry, Prose, or Performance entry via e-mail in a Word document (typed, double spaced, 12-point font). NO name or identifying information should be on the work; just the title.