February 16, 2016
Congratulations to the 13 high school students from around Washington State who have earned a spot at the Poetry Out Loud State Final Competition!
More than 20,000 students from 77 schools in 23 counties participated this year, competing first in their own classroom, then in their school and then in seven regional finals. The Washington State Final will take place on Saturday, March 5, 1:00pm, at the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts in Tacoma. The state final is produced by ArtsWA (the Washington State Arts Commission) and is free and open to the public. The state champion will move on to compete in the National Poetry Out Loud competition to take place in Washington, D.C., May 2-4, 2016.