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It's a new beginning! New slam season, new slam challenges, new poetry to enjoy and friends to meet. Come take the stage or watch as poets engage in epic battles for dubious honors and cash prizes. Winner of the night gets $50 and bragging rights, all contestants get season points towards other invitation-only slam opportunities. Let the madness begin!
For those who've never experienced or participated in slam, it's the chance to see poetry come to life, to bear witness to an artform that is unlike any other. Brave performers need only two poems to perform. We may even ask you to be a judge! Experience poetry, be moved!
Rules: Standard Slam
Buy a drink/support the venue to sign up!
List opens 8pm, Slam starts at 9pm!!
1st Round: New Piece Round. All poems must be new to the stage (never scored for season points). 12 poet cap, top 5 scoring poets advance to 2nd Round
2nd Round: Clean Slate, top scoring poet at the end of the 2nd Round is the winner!
Content must be original.
3:10 minute time limit, full point deduction for every second over.
3-5 random judges from the audience will score the poets
WINNER GETS $50!!! (requires a minimum poet participation of 8 performers)
All participants will receive season points based on scores, highest ranking poets during the season are elligible for invitation-only slams, and priority signup in select special event slams.