Congratulations to the winners of the eighth annual Geek Out Contest for teens! It was a tight race and a difficult decision with so many fantastic creations. Well done, everyone!


DATES: Entries accepted November 1–30, 2021

WHO: Teens ages 11–18

HOW: Submit your entries at your favorite library location or electronically from the online form available on this page November 1–30.

Geek Out 2021 Winners

2021 Geek Out Winners

Announcing the winners for the eighth annual Geek Out Contest for teens!


One (1) Nintendo Switch Console & game

One (1) Nintendo Switch Lite & Game

One (1) Pack of two 3-day passes to FanExpo Denver

One (1) Pack of two Saturday passes to FanExpo Denver

Two (2) $100 Visa Gift Card

Six (6) $50 Visa Gift Card


Previous entries (and winners!) submitted the following:

  • Fan-fiction, poetry, song 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
  • Or anything else you can come up with!

Browse all things pop culture for more ideas.


  • Entries must be submitted with a completed entry form in person at an Arapahoe Libraries location or electronically using the form on this page. Entries will be accepted Monday, November 1 through midnight on Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
  • Participants must be Colorado residents between 11–18 years old.
  • No prizes, awards, or any other type of recognition will be given to any entry by Arapahoe Libraries employees, board members or their family members.
  • Each contestant can enter up to three (3) entries, but an entrant may win only once. Group entries are permitted, but only eligible for gift card prizes.
  • Fan fiction and other writing entries are permitted. These entries are limited to three pages or 1000 words.
  • Entrants grant 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 Geek Out party; and 2) First name, city, and age may be announced to the public in connection with winning entries.
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