- OPA sponsors two poetry contests each year for adults and one poetry contest for children; members receive a lower price to enter the contests
- The student contest culminates in a reading by the winners and a reception for the young poets and their guests
- The student contest has monetary prizes and is free for the students to enter
- The adult contest always include a category just for New Poets (those poets who have never before received a monetary award for their poetry)
ADULT CONTEST WINNERS: Fall 2013 || Spring 2013 || 2011 & 2012
Please see the pages for student contest or the adult contest for more information including categories and rules.