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2012 Poetry Out Loud National Finals

Today 53 state champions and their supporters will descend upon Washington, DC, for the 2012 Poetry Out National Finals. The competition gets underway on Monday, May 14 at 9 am (EST) with three rounds of semifinals. The main event will be at 7 pm (EST) on Tuesday, May 15th. 

Once again this year, both the semifinals and the finals can be viewed remotely through a one-time-only live webcast.  Also, be sure to follow Poetry Out Loud on Twitter at @PoetryOutLoud and @NEAarts, #POLnews.  

Find out who your state champion is here

Find out more about the National Finals schedule here