Cowboy Poetry Recordings
In response to continued strong interest and increased requests, the Will Rogers Medallion Award Committee is pleased to announce that a category for Cowboy Poetry Recordings has been added to our contest categories. Cowboy poets wishing to enter are requested to submit five copies of their CD, together with an entry fee of $45, to:
WRMA Medallion Award Contest
c/o Laurie Cockerell
5313 Santa Marie Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76114
The CDs will be submitted to a panel of judges according to the following criteria:
Content (70 Points)
Is the poetry interesting and entertaining? (0-40 points) ________
Does the poetry reflect Cowboy or Ranching life? (0-10) ________
Is the poetry technically well done? (0-20) ________
Presentation (30 points)
If music is added, does it fit and add value? (0-10) ________
Is the language suitable? (within poetic usage) ? (0-5) ________
Is the poetry clear and understandable? (0-10) ________
Is the packaging (j-card, case, credits, etc.) acceptable? (0-5) ________
Submissions are restricted to releases from the immediate past year.
Spoken word CDs will be considered upon prior arrangement with the Committee.