Feb 19, 2019

Poetry Out Loud

  • Crimson Education
  • Washington, DC, USA
Multiple Competition Skill Building Other


Since its initiation in 2005, Poetry Out Loud has grown to reach more than 10,000 schools, 50,000 teachers and 3 million students across America, encouraging students to publicly recite poetry through memorisation and performance.

The program supports students in building self-confidence, mastering public speaking, while learning about contemporary life and literary history. Students compete according to a pyramid structure, beginning at the classroom level and with top competitors progressing to the National Finals.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




Anyone can join.

Participation Cost


All expenses paid finals.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Time Commitment


School time and participation in competitions. This can be completed in 3 weeks.

Application Process Includes

School must be eligible to enrol.


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