High school students from across the state will showcase their poetry skills by competing in the final round of the Poetry Out Loud competition at Oklahoma City University, 2501 N Blackwelder.
The competition will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium at Meinders School of Business.
Organized by Oklahoma Humanities Council, the competition is a way to encourage high school students to learn poetry through memorization and performance. It also helps students build confidence and improve their public speaking skills.
The winner will advance to the national competition in Washington, D.C.