The competition for St. Clair’s 2019 Bootlegger Balladeer and Poet Laureate has started with the release of next year’s legend. The challenge is for poets and songwriters is to tell the story in the most entertaining way. Often in their investigation of the legend they uncover facts not known at the time the legend was created.

The winner of the poetry contest is named St. Clair’s 2019 Poet Laureate and the winner of the songwriting contest is named St. Clair’s 2019 Bootlegger Balladeer. Both winners receive a proclamation from St. Clair’s City Council naming them the winners of this year’s event and a cash prize.

Use this link to get the 2019 legend and entry form.

The contest will start at 7:00 pm on January 23, 2019 at LaCroix’s Riverside Pub.