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    Guelph Poetry Slam – Team Piece Edition. Ft. Danielle Altrogge

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    July 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Guelph Poetry Slam – Team Piece Edition. Ft. Danielle Altrogge

    This year there was heart breaking news that SLAMtario is on a brief hiatus and it saddened us here in the GSW realm. The event provides everyone willing to attend (audience & poets) a connection to what’s happening with other slam communities and helps prep teams/poets to compete on the national CFSW/ NPS (Canadian Festival of Spoken Word/ National Poetry Slam) stages.
    As there is not enough time to get on the organizing boat and take on the feat of a SLAMtario, Guelph Poetry Slam is officially making our usual July slam a “Team piece” themed event.
    A team piece is define as a poem in which 2-5 poets present it and has it scored by 5 random judges, much like a regular poetry slam. As a matter of fact, all the rules are the exact same, with the exception that EVERY poem must be a team piece.
    For our audience nothing changes:
    VENUE: eBar (41 Quebec St.)
    DOOR: 7PM
    COVER: $10/PWYC
    REGISRATION: $25

    The open mic format will also not change and will still be open to all sorts of artistry (none of which have to be collaborative).

    For poets looking to slam below are the rule/guidelines
    -pre-registration is mandatory.
    -There are only 12 slots to filled by a different individual who can be considered a primary pen on 2 “team pieces”
    -Priority for the first 8 spots will be for a rep from different slam scenes.
    -2 spot will be held for poets have never previously slammed a team piece.
    -All unclaimed spots will be relinquished to the general public when GSW sees fit (no later than June 18, 2016)
    -The ante is $25, the prize is $500. Winner take all!
    -12 poets in the first round, 5 in the 2nd.
    -Each poem must include 2-5 poets.
    -Poets do not have to be on OR have to have been on a current/past team.
    -All regular slam rules apply, in addition to a no repeat rule (no poem can be repeated during the course of this competition.

    Details

    Date:
    July 16, 2016
    Time:
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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    Guelph Spoken Word
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