Poetry Out Loud
State Finals Schedule


Tuesday, March 13
9 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.


Grand Theatre
308 Saint Clair St.
Frankfort, KY 40601


Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest for high school students that promotes the art of poetry in both the classroom and the community. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and the Kentucky Arts Council.

Poetry Out Loud 2018
State Competition Agenda

9:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m.

9:45 a.m.

11:00 a.m.


1:30 p.m.

2:15 p.m.

2:45 p.m.

School champion registration begins

Welcome and introductions

Student recitations–first poem

Student recitations–second poem

Lunch (local restaurants)

Announcement of five semifinalists
Semifinalists' recitations

Awards presentation ceremony

Program concludes


Page last updated: February 23, 2018
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