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Poetry Out Loud Cultural Organization Registration

Rules and Reminders

  • This option is only available if the student’s school is not registered for this year’s contest. 
  • The organization must be in Massachusetts. 
  • Students may only participate via one pathway. 
  • The organization will be required to hold their own contest to determine their winner. 
  • At least two students must participate in your program. 
  • Additional rules and requirements will be sent with your registration email. 
  • Please remember to add to your safe list, so you receive future emails from us. 



  • Registration (all pathways) Opens: Tuesday September 6th, 2022
  • Registration Deadline (all pathways): Friday December 16th, 2022
  • Preliminary Contest Deadline (all pathways): Friday January 27th, 2023
  • Deadline to Register your Semi-Finalist: Friday February 3rd, 2023
  • Regional Semi Finals: March 4th – 6th, 2023
    • Locations and times TBD
  • MA State Finals: Sunday March 12th, 2023 


Click here to register your MA Cultural organization