Webcast of the National Poetry Out Loud Semifinals

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 09:00

The 53 state Poetry Out Loud champions will gather at the Poetry Out Loud semifinals on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET at the Lisner Auditorium at George Washington University in Washington, DC. They will compete in three regional sessions for the nine spots in the National Finals.

9:00 a.m.โ€“12:00 p.m.: First Semifinal: students from East Central and Northeast States
Recitation order: PA, NH, NC, VT, WV, MD, SC, RI, ME, NY, USVI, DE, VA, DC, MA, OH, CT, NJ

1:00 p.m.โ€“4:00 p.m.: Second Semifinal: students from Midwest and South Central states
Recitation order: KS, MS, IL, KY, NE, FL, AR, GA, LA, PR, TN, OK, IN, MI, MO, AL, WI, IA

5:00 p.m.โ€“8:00 p.m.: Third Semifinal: students from Upper Northwest and Western states
Recitation order: WA, ND, TX, HI, NM, AK, WY, CO, SD, OR, UT, MN, ID, MT, CA, NV, AZ