Contest entry form

Submission form

  • Note how you want your name printed on Winners List/Certificate, if different from above:
  • Enter either the page count (for writing entries) or the duration (for film entries).
  • Include a 100-word biographical statement (include your tribal college and major, any tribal affiliation, aspirations or interests, any credits to mentors, and information about your interest in writing/art/film). If your entry is selected, we will request your photo.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, rtf, txt, pdf, jpg, gif, Max. file size: 256 MB.
    Please upload ONLY art and writing entries here. If you are submitting a film for consideration, please upload it to a service like YouTube, Vimeo, or Dropbox and send the link to TCJ along with the password to access it if you choose to make it protected.

    If your work is selected as a winner or an honorable mention, Tribal College Journal reserves the right to edit for grammar, spelling, possible word replacement or reformatting, if necessary. We also reserve the right to restructure or delete some sections of text for readability or to preserve internal consistency of narrative. If your entry requires substantial changes, our copy editor will contact you directly for suggested changes. As our call for entry indicated, each entry is limited to a 1,000-word count maximum.

    By submitting your artwork, writing, and/or film, you acknowledge Tribal College Journal’s right to use all customary means to publish and distribute the work, including not only within the TCJ magazine and website but also through various on-line services, digital editions, social networking sites, e-books, calendars, published book compilations, and mobile digital applications.

    By checking the box below, the student certifies that this writing/artwork/film is original and that the author/artist/filmmaker has the authority to make this agreement. The student also certifies that the writing/artwork/film does not infringe upon any copyright or contain any libelous or unlawful matter.