Texas Middle School State Tournament

2023 — Houston, TX/US

Poetry Interpretation

Abbreviation POE
Format Speech
Entry Fee $20.00
Overall Entry Limit 72
Entry Limit Per School 8
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Students will present a poetry program from published sources. Students should read/present the program from a small black binder. Students must have a memorized introduction that includes the title and author. Movement below the waist is allowed, but it should be appropriate to the demands of the literature, be a natural outgrowth of the piece, and be limited in scope.

The time limit for Poetry Interpretation is 7 minutes with 30 seconds grace.