Poetry Out Loud: 2013-14 Timeline

Aug. 2013
Poetry Out Loud information available to N.C. teachers

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
Deadline for teacher registration

Sept.–Oct. 2013
Materials to teachers

Sept.–Dec. 2013
Classroom preparation and school competitions

Oct.–Dec. 2013
School competitions

Nov. 2013–Jan. 2014
District competitions

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
Deadline to send classroom winner information to school coordinator

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013
Deadline to determine school winners

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013
Deadline to send school winner information to district coordinator

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Deadline to determine district winner (competes in the state Poetry Out Loud semifinals and finals)

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2014
Deadline to record district winner information on N.C. Arts Council’s POL web page

Saturday, March 15, 2014
Statewide Poetry Out Loud semifinals and finals in Greensboro, Greensboro Public Library, 219 North Church Street, Greensboro, N.C. 27401. Free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, April 29 –Wednesday, April 30, 2014
National Poetry Out Loud finals in Washington, D.C., Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University.

Poetry Out Loud is supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.