NEVADA POETRY OUT LOUD – 2020 DISTRICT SEMI-FINAL COMPETITIONS

NEVADA POETRY OUT LOUD – 2020 DISTRICT SEMI-FINAL COMPETITIONS

Since September, more than 4,400 Nevada high school students have been embracing the power of words by participating in the 2020 Nevada Poetry Out Loud Program. Right now, students are competing in school and district competitions, determining who will advance to the state final competition which will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, noon, at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in Reno.  The student winning the state final competition will represent Nevada at the national competition in April in Washington D.C.

2020 Nevada Poetry Out Loud District Semi-Final Competitions

Elko County: 
Thursday, February 6, 2020,
5:30 p.m.,
Western Folklife Center, Elko

Clark County: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020,
3:30 p.m.,
West Charleston Library Theater, Las Vegas

Lyon County: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020,
4:00 p.m.,
Jeannie Dini Cultural Center, Yerington

Storey County:
Tuesday, February 18, 2020,
10:00 a.m.,
Virginia City High School Library

Washoe County: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020,
4:30 p.m.,
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno  

Focusing on our rich literary heritage and contemporary life through memorization and performance of classic and contemporary poetry, Nevada Poetry Out Loud is a program of the Nevada Arts Council, presented in partnership with Nevada Department of Education, Nevada School Districts, National Endowment for the Arts, The Poetry Foundation, the NV Energy Foundation, Sierra Arts Foundation, Cultural Alliance Nevada, and KUNR. Read More

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