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Regional Contests

New Jersey holds six Regional Contests throughout the state in February to determine the twelve students who will compete at the NJ Poetry Out Loud State Finals.

2017 NJ Poetry Out Loud Regional Competitions:

Region 3: Tues., February 7 @ Count Basie Theatre
Snow Date: Tues., February 14
Region 5: Weds., February 8 @ SOPAC
Snow Date: Weds., February 22
Region 1: Thurs., February 9 @ Rutgers-Camden
Snow Date: Thurs., February 16
Region 4: Mon., February 13 @ MPAC
Snow Date: Mon., February 27
Region 2: Weds., February 15 @ Levoy Theatre
Snow Date: Tues., February 21
Region 6: Thurs., February 23 @ Bergen Comm. College
Snow Date: Tues., February 28

Region 1
(Burlington, Camden, Gloucester,
Mercer & Salem counties)


Contest: Thurs., February 9
Location: Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts
Snow Date: Thurs., February 16

Contact: Noreen Scott-Garrity,
Associate Director of Education
ngarrity@camden.rutgers.edu | phone: 856.225.6306

Region 2
(Atlantic, Cape May & Cumberland counties)


Contest: Weds., February 15
Location: Levoy Theater
Snow Date: Tues., February 21

Contact: Andrew Rivenbark,
andrew@levoy.net | phone: 856.327.6400, ext. 105

Region 3
(Middlesex, Monmouth & Ocean counties)


Contest
: Tues., February 7
Location: The Count Basie Theatre
Snow Date: Tues., February 14

Contact: Yvonne Scudiery, Director of Education
ylamb@countbasietheatre.org | phone: 732.224.8778, ext. 106

Region 4
(Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset,
Sussex & Warren counties)


Contest: Mon., February 13
Snow Date: Mon., February 27
Location: Mayo Performing Arts Center

Contact: Cathy Roy, Education Director
croy@mayoarts.org | phone: 973.539.0345

 

Region 5
(Essex & Union)


Contest: Weds., February 8
Snow Date: Weds., February 22
Location: South Orange Performing Arts Center

Contact: Linda Beard,
Director of Community Engagement
lindab@sopacnow.org | phone: 973.382.1035

Region 6
(Bergen, Hudson & Passaic)


Contest: Thurs., February 23
Snow Date: Tues., February 28
Location: Bergen Community College

Contact: Cynthia Forster,
Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs
CForster@co.bergen.nj.us | phone: 201.336.7274

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