Bigger is better. California's Poetry Out Loud is the largest state POL competition in the nation, with room still to grow. Every high school in the state is eligible and encouraged to participate.
Ready to recite? Students and parents, make sure your school has contacted your Poetry Out Loud county partner to sign up!
Students who are homeschooled can get involved by joining in a local registered high school's competition, or by organizing a contest with fellow homeschooled students. Poetry Out Loud is accessible to students with disabilities—learn more here.
Additional questions can be directed to:
Poetry Out Loud Consultant
Arts Education Program Specialist