Hoot & Holler
Cowboy Poetry and Storytelling Contest 

Manzanita Arts Emporium hosts the local Cowboy Poetry Hoot and Holler at the Mark Twain Wild West Fest Saturday, October 20, noon to 1 pm. at the corner of Rasberry and Main. Audiences will enjoy cowboy poetry and tall tales or exciting Wild West true stories. Humor and wit encouraged for all ages. The public is invited to sign up ahead of the event to tell a cowboy/cowgirl poem or two or a story about the west–local lore invited. No fee for entry. Time frame: 3 minutes per person at the mic. Contest entry form 2018 pdf

Original or traditional, your choice. We provide the mic, and you provide the like. Free. Prizes offered for original poems and stories, as well as traditional readings and oral reciting.

Student division and adult division. Prizes offered for audience favorites. If you don’t have a poem or story to tell, we will provide one so that you can practice and then step up to the mic. No fears, we’re all ears.

For more information and to sign up, contact Manzanita Arts Emporium and email: manzanitawp@gmail.com or call 209-728-6171. Entry form can be emailed to you or picked up at the emporium at 1211 S. Main St, Angels Camp. Return form by mailing to Manzanita Arts Emporium, PO Box 460, Angels Camp 95222.

Contest entry form 2018 pdf