Webcast of the National Semifinals and Finals: April 29-30, 2014

The 53 state champions will gather at the Poetry Out Loud semifinals on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EDT at the Lisner Auditorium at the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Nine finalists will advance to the National Finals, also held at the Lisner Auditorium, on Wednesday, April 30, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. EDT. Both events will be webcast live. Live captioning

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You don't have to be in DC to take part in the thrill of competition. Host a viewing party in your community to watch the live webcast and learn more about the art of poetry.

RESULTS (reload page)

The Final Outcome

Anita Norman
Tennessee
National Champion
  Lake Wilburn
Ohio
Second Place
  Natasha Simone Vargas
New Jersey
Third Place
         

Advancing to Final Three

Natasha Simone Vargas
New Jersey
  Lake Wilburn
Ohio
  Anita Norman
Tennessee
         

Advancing to the April 30th Finals

Region 1
Natasha Simone Vargas
New Jersey
  Lake Wilburn
Ohio
  Austin Gage
West Virgina
         
Region 2
BreAnna LaVerne Smith
Louisiana
  Thomas K. Fields
Missouri
  Anita Norman
Tennessee
         
Region 3
Savina Magdalena Barini
Idaho
  Kristina L. Watkins
Texas
  Elizabeth Mo
Washington