Online Facilitator Form

Educators/Facilitators/Group Leader Checklist:

  • All group members must complete one of the following:
  • If a group member is submitting poetry online, they can upload up to five poems through the Online Student Entry form. If a group member has 6 or more poems, they will need to complete and submit another Online Student Entry Form.
  • All Online Entry Forms in your group MUST input identical School/Organization and Educator/Facilitator(s) information when submitting online - this will keep the submissions in the group together.
  • All mailed group submissions must be mailed together. A facilitator form AND a class list must accompany each group.
  • All art entries must be mailed. Please refer to the Deadlines and Address section at the bottom of the River of Words Art and Poetry Contest page to find your appropriate mailing address.
  • When mailed: a completed Paper Entry Form or the first page of the group member’s Email Confirmation of a Online Entry Form must also be affixed to the back of each piece with glue or tape (be careful not to damage the artwork) — do not use paperclips or staples!
  • Please read the River of Words Contest Rules & Submission Guidelines thoroughly before submitting student work. Still have questions? Check out the River of Words FAQ or send your questions to the ROW Team at
  • Parental Guardian's Permission is Required. Students under 18 years of age must have permission from a parent or legal guardian before participating in the River of Words contest as an individual or as part of a group. No exceptions.