2019 Poetry Out Loud State Semi-Finals

Date: Tuesday, February 5 2019

Join us for the annual Poetry Out Loud State Semi-Final Competition at Modern Maturity Center, Inc., Dover. The competition encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition.

The winners from the semi-finals will move onto the State competition to be held on February 26, 2019 at Smyrna Opera House.

The State winner will represent Delaware and advance to the Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest, National Finals in Washington, DC on April 29 - May 1, 2019, where $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be distributed. This program is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation.

Free and open to the public. Use the hashtags: #POL19, #iampoetryoutloud and #artsde. Tag us: @ArtsDelaware

Upcoming Dates For This Event:
  • Tuesday, February 5
    • 1121 Forrest Ave Dover, Delaware
  • Location: Modern Maturity Center
  • Sheila Dean Ross
  • 302-577-8278
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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