Max Sparber wasn't able to persuade Mayor Rybak to declare August 8th Limerick Day in Minneapolis (although we were told that still might happen), but he decided to have a Twin Cities Limerick contest anyway.
Here are the deets, via tclimericks.com :
WHAT: The Twin Cities Limerick Contest
WHEN: Sunday, August 8, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Kieran's Irish Pub
600 Hennepin Ave Ste 170 (corners of 6th St & 1st Ave N)
HOW TO ENTER: Simply email your limerick to firstname.lastname@example.org
There is no limit to the amount of limericks you may submit. All submissions must be received by July 28. Winners will be announced at the Twin Cities Limerick Contest event at Kieran's on August 8.
Bonus: Confirmed judges for the limerick contest include Bill Corbett, James Lileks, Jason DeRusha and Max Sparber.
Submitted by @marrina.