Poland has participated in the contest 45 times, debuting in the seventh edition, with their best position being 1st, achieving this at the 12th, 26th, 40th, 44th and 50th editions. The majority of their were selected through internal selection. However, they have also hosted several selections with four of them being under the name of Polska Piosenka, the four-edition selection that selected one of their winning song so far which was "Electric bass" in the 12th edition with 221 points. The second victory of the country came in the 26th edition with Christina Perri and her song "Human" which got just one more point than the first victory of the country, 222 points. The third victory of the country came in the 40th edition with Sarsa and her single "Naucz mnie", which scored a total amount of 208 points while the fourth victory came four editions later, in the 44th edition with Margaret and her song "Cool Me Down", which scored a total of 249 points. In the 50th edition, the country achieved their fifth victory with "Kaktus" by Bovska.
Poland failed to qualify to the grand final 12 times with one of them being a disqualification in the 7th edition. However the song which was disqualified, "Karuzela", participated again in the special edition where songs that had previously taken part were able to participate. Poland's best scored entry is their fourth victory which got 249 points. Poland has hosted the contest four times; in the 13th, 17th, 41st, 45th and 51st editions.
Poland debuted in the 7th edition and has since then missed three editions. There have been a total of 41 entries with 11 of them achieving a top 10 place including four victories in the 12th, 26th, 40th, 44th and 50th editions. The country has failed to qualify 11 times and was disqualified once.