Join us for the annual Poetry Out Loud State Semi-Final Competition at Milton Theatre. The competition encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition. The winners from the semi-finals will move onto the State competition to be held on February 28, 2018 at Dover High School's auditorium. The State winner will represent Delaware and advance to the National Finals in Washington, DC on April 24-25, 2018, where $50,000 in awards and school stipends will be distributed. This program is sponsored by the Delaware Division of the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Poetry Foundation. Free and open to the public. Use the hashtags: #POL18, #iampoetryoutloud and #artsde. Tag us: @ArtsDelaware Venue: Milton Theatre. Presenter: Delaware Division of the Arts.