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Poetry Out Loud Minnesota State Competition 2018

Date: 3/8/18

Location: The Loft at Open Book (Performance Hall)

Day of the Week: Thursday

Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Ages: Adult

Class Level: Open to All Levels


The Loft Literary Center proudly presents the 2018 Minnesota Poetry Out Loud state finals. Come and watch teens compete for the chance to represent Minnesota at the national finals in Washington, D.C.

One teen from Minnesota will advance from this competition to the national finals, where the teen will compete with champions from all fifty states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.