Unpublished writers contest, by Pikes Peak Writers. Contest categories include short stories, several novel-length categories, children's stories, young adult, screenplays and creative nonfiction. Deadline Nov. 3. Basic fee $25, entry and critique $40. For more, call 521-5723 or visit www.pikespeakwriters.org.
Open auditions for Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse dance troupe, The Wild Bunch, Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Cir., Denver. Dancers must be 18 or older. Sun., Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Call 303/405-1113 for more.
Call for entries, Christian Poetry. Send one poem, 21 lines or less, to Free Poetry Contest, 9588 Thornbush Lane, Fishers, IN 46038 or enter online at www.freecontest.com. Deadline Sept. 15.
Call for entries, Mighty Muse Writing Project contest, No Lie. Submit stories and essays about women's personal experiences of poverty, domestic violence, discrimination, addiction and criminal justice for The Muse publication. Also, poems and first-person essays from men and women about serving as soldiers in Iraq. Deadline Oct. 15. For more, call 262-0810.
Call for entries, photography show, Pueblo Art Guild, Mineral Palace Park, Pueblo. Entry fees $1 6 per entry. Entry dates Sept. 13-14. For more, call 543-2455.
Call for entries, Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum's Capture the Courthouse, Architectural Detail as Art, a competition celebrating the 100th birthday of the El Paso County Courthouse, now the home of the Pioneers Museum. Submit 2-dimensional artwork depicting the architectural details of the Pioneers Museum building. Jury dates Oct. 10 - 11. Call 385-5990.