The Poetry Out Loud competition will be held from 8am until Noon on February 14th, 2019 in a space adjacent to the Springboard to Learning office located at 1310 Papin Street, Suite 402, St. Louis, MO 63103. This year students from 5 Missouri schools will compete.The winner will go on to the Missouri State Competition.
This event is free and open to the public. Get a glimpse of what attendees will experience on February 14, 2019 here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xmvpXID70A#action=share.
The winner from Missouri State Competition will advance to the National Competition. A total of $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be given at the Poetry Out Loud National Finals, including a $20,000 award for the National Champion, $10,000 for 2nd place, $5,000 for 3rd place, and $1,000 for 4th-12th places.