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Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest
2017-2018 Competition Schedule
- POL Regional Competition: Regions 1 & 2
Date: Jan. 20, 2018
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, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Edgefield, Fairfield, Florence, Greenville, Greenwood, Kershaw, Lancaster, Laurens, Lee, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Pickens, Richland, Saluda, Spartanburg, Sumter, Union, and York
- POL Regional Competition: Region 3
Date: Jan. 21, 2018
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, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Dorchester, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Orangeburg, and Williamsburg
- POL State Finals
Date: March 10, 2018
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 23-25, 2018
Location: Washington, DC
For more information about the National Finals, visit the national Poetry Out Loud website.
S.C. Poetry Out Loud
- Schedule & Deadlines
- Regional & State Finals
- Teacher Registration and Resources
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- Evaluation Results & Comments
- Past Years' Contests
- S.C. Poetry Out Loud Home
- Literary Arts Home
For more information, please contact Poetry Out Loud Coordinator Zuri Wilson-Seymore at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803)734-8692.
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