Fan Fiction / Fan Art Contest

Southern Oaks Library Presents Fan Fiction and Fan Art 2024

About Fan Fiction and Fan Art

The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community.

February 1, 2024 is the first day to submit entries to the Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest. Fan Art may be any medium and contain original characters but must contain copyrighted characters as the main theme. Similar rules apply to Fan Fiction. The last day to submit your work is Friday, March 8, 2024 at 6:00 pm.

 

Rules for Submitting Fan Art

  • Only one entry per contestant in the Fan Art category.
  • You may include original characters, but Fan Art must contain a copyrighted character as the main theme.
  • Fan Art is not restricted to any age category or genre.
  • Contestant must be able to carry the Fan Art into the designated area.
  • Fan Art can be created in any medium.
  • Entries can be submitted in person at the Southern Oaks Library or online.
  • Use only your own work. You will be disqualified if you are found plagiarizing.
  • Fan Art must include a disclaimer. 
    • If you submit in person, you will fill one out when you bring your work.
    • If you submit online, you will fill it out when you submit your work. 

 

Rules for Submitting Fan Fiction

  • Only one entry per contestant in the Fan Fiction category.
  • Fan Fiction may include original characters, but Fan Fiction must contain a copyrighted character in the main plot.
  • Fan Fiction cannot be longer than 3,000 words.
  • Fan Fiction is not restricted to any age category or genre.
  • Entries can be submitted in person at the Southern Oaks Library or online.
  • Use only your own work. You will be disqualified if you are found plagiarizing.
  • Fan Fiction must include a disclaimer. 
    • If you submit in person, you will fill one out when you bring your submissions.
    • If you submit online, you will fill it out when you submit your work. 

 

Questions?

Any questions? Please contact us.

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