Youth Speaks Seattle Poetry Slam Prelim #2

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Youth Speaks Seattle Poetry Slam Prelim #2 says
Arts Corps & DNDA presents
Youth Speaks Seattle Poetry Slam Prelim #2

Since 2003, Youth Speaks Seattle has held an annual poetry slam series to build community, showcase the next generation of Seattle's poetic changemakers and to decide the top 5 poets to rep Seattle at Brave New Voices (BNV), the International Youth Poetry Slam Festival. This year, the winners will travel to San Francisco, CA for BNV 2017:

Hosted by Ebo Barton
Featuring: TBD


6:00 pm // Sign ups & Food
6:30 pm // Slam starts
9:30 pm // Slam ends

- MUST be age 13-19 by July 2017 to be eligible
- Bring 3 (THREE) original poems to perform
- Each poem NO LONGER than 3 minutes and 40 seconds
- Come early to sign up!
- Each poet can only compete in ONE prelim slam, but if you don’t qualify, you will get another chance to slam at the Wild Card.

***If you are planning to slam, you must read through this page:
****There are some big changes to our qualification system so please read the whole page!***



Prelim #3 – Friday, January 27th, 2017 @ Washington Hall 153 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122 ,

Wild Card - Friday, February 24th, 2017 @ Rainier Arts Center (formerly Rainier Valley Cultural Center), 3515 S Alaska St (Rainier Valley)

Grand Slam - Friday, April 7th, 2017 @ Town Hall, 1119 8th Ave (First Hill)


This event will be ASL interpreted!
Nearby buses: 120, 125, 50
This is not a scent free event.
There will be gender neutral bathrooms available.
The back door entrance is wheelchair accessible and the venue is on the first floor.
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By: Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association