This weekend, 17 schools competed for the state championship at the 2014 Maine Drama Festival and the honor of representing the state on April 15-17, at the New England Drama Festival in St. Johnsbury, Vt.

At the Class A state finals at Camden Hills Regional High School, Gorham High School won first place, and Falmouth was the runner-up. However, Gorham will be unable to attend the New England Drama Festival. Falmouth will represent Maine in Gorham’s place.

At the Class B state finals at Yarmouth High School, Yarmouth was the winner. Oak Hill came in second place. Yarmouth will attend the New England Drama Festival.

Eighty schools competed in the regionals March 7-8, with 17 schools advancing to the two finals. More than 3,000 students participated in the annual event.

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