Utah Arts & Museums just announced information about the state finals for Poetry Out Loud, the national poetry recitation competition.
The state finals will be held on March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.
The champion will go to Washington, D.C. in May to represent Utah in the national finals. The winner receives a $20,000 scholarship. More than 1,800 students from nearly 20 high schools around the state participated in the Poetry Out Loud curriculum and participated in preliminary competitions.