Quarters & Semis: April 20 & 21, 2017, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center

Finals: April 23, 2017, at the Orpheum!

Get your tickets HERE!

See past performances on KCET & YouTube!

300 Poets. 50 Schools. 1 Champion. Join the revolution at the largest youth classic poetry festival in the world, where high school students from all over Southern California face off to “slam” iconic poems & their original responses. Every April (National Poetry Month) students complete Get Lit’s in-school program with this festival, judged by artistic thought leaders, for school spirit & cash scholarships. This year’s judges include Duckwrth, Neil Hilborn, Demi Adejuyigbe, Danielle Brazell, Gina Belfafonte, & Rhiannon McGavin!