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Poetry Out Loud School Registration

Rules and Reminders

  • Poetry Out Loud is open for students in grades 9-12.
  • You will receive an email confirmation shortly after registration is completed.
  • Please remember to add  to your safe list, so you receive future emails from us.
  • Students may only participate via  one pathway. 
  • Additional rules and requirements will be sent with your registration confirmation. 
  • If you have any questions, please  email us at



  • 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 school