Grants & Programs

Poetry Out Loud: Program Materials & Schedule

Poetry Out Loud curriculum materials include:

The program requires only two to three weeks of class time. 

2016/2017 Program Timeline

Deadline for schools to register

January 20, 2017

Implementation of school curriculum and contest

Prior to February 2017
Illinois Regional Contests  
  Central Illinois in Springfield February 23, 2017, 4:00 pm
  Chicago Region February 15, 2017
  Chicago Metro Region February 22, 2017
  Eastern Region TBD
  Northern Region TBD
  Southern and Mid-Southern Region TBD
  Southwestern Region TBD
  Western Region TBD

Illinois State Finals in Springfield

March 10, 2017, 2:00 pm
National Finals in Washington DC April 24-26, 2017