A Recitation Competition for High Schoolers
The Los Angeles County Poetry Out Loud competition is an annual recitation of classical poetry by high school students. Qualified contestants compete at an annual event held at a prominent entertainment venue in Los Angeles County.
The winner of the L.A. County Poetry Out Loud advances to the California State contest held in Sacramento each March to compete for a spot in the National Poetry Out Loud finals that take place in Washington, D.C. in May.
Registration Deadline: November 22, 2019
The 2020 Competition will be held on February 12, 2020
at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts
Watch the 2019 winning performance at the left.