$5 suggested donation

Spoken Word Poetry Contest

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It’s a spoken word poetry contest to benefit “We Rock the Mic,” a spoken word creative literacy program at The Mix to help send five kids to Atlanta, GA to compete at Brave New Voices. BNV is the largest youth poetry competition in the country.

All you need to do is show up and sign up!

  • Individuals or teams (does not matter the number of people you have, all will be scored as a unit)
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners. Also, winners qualify for June 5th, First Friday poetry event.  (Poems MUST be original and must have TWO poems.  Group or individual all counts as one).
  • We will have a team of judges to select the winners of each competition.

Competition dates are February 10 and April 7, with the Grand Slam finale on First Friday, June 5.

Grab your pen, write some poems, and then show up for one or all of these events!