Poetry Out Loud information available to N.C. teachers
Friday, Oct. 19, 2012
Deadline for teacher registration
Materials to teachers
Classroom preparation and school competitions
School-level Poetry Out Loud coordinators plan for school-level competition
Nov. 2012–Jan. 2013
District-level Poetry Out Loud coordinators plan for district-level competition
Friday, Dec. 7, 2012
Deadline to determine classroom-level winners; deadline to send first-place classroom-level winner information to school coordinator
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
Deadline to determine school-level first- and second-place winners
Monday, Dec. 17, 2012
Deadline to send first-place school-level winner information to district coordinator
Friday, Jan. 25, 2013
Deadline to determine district-level first- and second-place winners; district first-place winners compete in the state Poetry Out Loud semifinals and finals
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
Deadline to record district first-place winner information
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Statewide Poetry Out Loud semifinals and finals held in Greensboro at the Greensboro Public Library, 219 North Church Street, Greensboro, N.C. 27401. This event is free and open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Monday, April 29 –Tuesday, April 30, 2013
National Poetry Out Loud finals in Washington, D.C.
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.