2014 Poetry Out Loud Competition

Registration is now open for the 2014 Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals. Once your registered school has held its intramural competitions, you must register your school's winner as a Semi-Finalist no later than Friday, January 31, 2014.


The 2014 Poetry Out Loud Semi-Final Competitions will take place on Saturday, March 1 and Sunday, March 2. Schools will receive their Semi-Final Location Assignments in the beginning of February. Semi-Finals will take place in Boston, Cape Cod, Framingham, and Springfield.

Contestants are not eligible to compete at the State Finals unless they have participated in the Semi-Final Competitions.

23 contestants will advance to compete in the State Finals, which will take place on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Old South Meeting House in Boston.


Important Dates

  • Semi-Finalist Registration Deadline:  January 31, 2014
  • Massachusetts Semi-Final Competitions:
  • Massachusetts State Finals: March 9, 2014
  • National Finals: April 29 & 30, 2014 in Washington, DC

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