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Geek Out

GEEK OUT

HEY TEENS, ARE YOU READY TO GEEK OUT?

During November, "geek out" by submitting your fan creations to our seventh annual fan contest! Use your skills to creatively represent your favorite fandom (book, show, sport, game, anything!) however you would like. Each entry will be judged by a panel of library staff members. Fill out the Geek Out Contest Entry Form to complete your entry.

Have questions? Contact us.

IMPORTANT DETAILS & HOW TO ENTER

Dates: November 1-30, 2019

Who: Teens ages 11-18

How: Entries must be submitted with a completed Geek Out Entry Form either in person at any Arapahoe Libraries location or electronically between Friday, November 1 and midnight on Saturday, November 30, 2019. 

Are you ready to submit your entry? Fill out the Geek Out Entry Form or download it.

NEED INSPIRATION?

Previous entries (and winners!) submitted the following:

  • Fan-fiction, poetry, written lyrics or other written formats 
  • Videos you’ve created  
  • Cosplay (dressing up like your favorite character)  
  • Fan-art, from digital to pencil to paint to sculpture or whatever you can create 
  • Songs you’ve recorded 
  • Decorated cakes or cookies 
  • Or anything else you can come up with!

Check out past winners 2016 | 2017 | 2018 and browse all things pop culture for even more ideas.

PRIZES

One (1) Nintendo Switch console & game

Two (2) pack of 3-Day passes to Denver Pop Culture Con

One (1) pack of two Saturday passes to Denver Pop Culture Con

Six (6) individual Saturday passes to Denver Pop Culture Con

One (1) Nintendo 3DS XL & game

One (1) Kindle Fire 10 tablet

FAQs

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fandom Fun: Are you a fan of pop culture? Join us for a themed craft and activity each month. Register.

Geek Out Cosplay Catwalk: Want to show off your latest costume creation for the chance to win great prizes? Come in costume and bring your family and friends to cheer you on from the audience. Register.

GEEK OUT CONTEST RULES

  • Entries must be submitted with a completed entry form either in person at an Arapahoe Libraries location or electronically between Friday, November 1 and midnight on Saturday, November 30, 2019.
  • Participants must be between 11 – 18 years old.
  • No prizes, awards, or any other type of recognition will be given to any entry by Arapahoe Libraries employees or their family members.
  • Each contestant can enter up to three (3) entries, but an entrant may win only once. Group entries are no longer permitted.
  • Fan fiction and other writing entries are permitted. These entries are limited to no more than 5,000 words if a contestant enters one (1) single work. If a contestant is entering two (2) or three (3) written works, then each work may be up to 3,000 words each.
  • Entrants grant the Arapahoe Libraries the right to use information provided as part of submission, including name, city, age and contact information for the following purposes: 1) Contact information will only be used to notify you in the event you are selected as a winner of a prize and to invite you to the party; and 2) First name, city and age may be announced to the public in connection with winning entries.

GEEK OUT CONTEST ENTRY FORM

* indicates a required field
  • Name * Required
  • Contact Preference * Required
  • For contest entries containing a video or images.
  • My entry is not a URL and will be supplied by:
  • I have read and agree to the contest rules below: * Required
    No group entries are accepted. If you are submitting a writing entry, please limit your piece to 1,000 words or three pages. Individuals are invited to submit up to three entries. Entrants grant the Arapahoe Libraries the right to use information provided as part of the submission, including name, city, age and contact information for the following purposes: 1. Contact information will only be used to notify the entrant in the event the entrant is selected as a winner of a prize and to invite the entrant to the awards ceremony. 2. First name, city and age may be announced to the public in connection with winning entries.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
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