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Arizona Poetry Out Loud Central Region Semi-finals with

Date(s): Saturday, February 13, 2021, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Phoenix MST
Piper's Facebook page
Celebration, Performance
Genre and Form(s): Poetry
Cost: Free

About this Event

High school students participating in the Poetry Out Loud program have been hard at work memorizing and performing poems! Please join the Piper Center in celebrating their dedication to poetry and creative writing during the Central Region's Poetry Out Loud Semi-finals broadcast. The top competitors from 6 schools will have their pre-recorded poems live- streamed on the Piper Facebook page. The winner will be announced following the last performance, and will go on to represent the Central region at the Poetry Out Loud Arizona state finals!


About Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life.

Since 2005, Poetry Out Loud has grown to reach more than 4 million students and 65,000 teachers from 16,000 schools in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa.