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Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest

2018-2019 Competition Schedule


  • POL Regional Competition: Region 1
    Date: Jan. 19, 2019
    Time: 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
    Location: the Barrett Room at the Spartanburg Public Library HQ, 151 S Church St, Spartanburg, SC 29306

    Counties: Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson, Cherokee, Chester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Union, and York

  • POL Regional Competition: Region 2
    Date: Jan. 20, 2019
    Time: 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
    Location: College of Charleston, Stern Student Center
    71 George Street, Charleston, S.C. 29424

    Counties: Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Sumter, and Williamsburg

  • POL State Finals
    Date: March 9, 2019
    Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Location: Richland Library Main Branch, Columbia, S.C. 29201

    The state finals competition includes equally ranked finalists from each region.

  • POL National Finals
    Date: April 29-May 1, 2019
    Location: Washington, DC

    For more information about the National Finals, visit the national Poetry Out Loud website.