The 53 state champions will gather at the Poetry Out Loud semifinals on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 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 29, from 7:00 to 9:15 p.m. EDT. Both events will be webcast live.
HOST A VIEWING PARTY
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.