Poetry Out Loud

Opportunities | Programs


Engaging high school students through the art of poetry

A partnership of the NEA, the Poetry Foundation, and the state arts agencies, Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance. Colorado is proud to partner with Lighthouse Writers Workshop to administer Poetry Out Loud.


Program Registration opens in the Fall and State Finals occur during March of each year.

National Championship April 27- April 29, 2020