OU Libraries National Poetry Month Poetry Slam
4/3/2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
OU Libraries is celebrating National Poetry Month with a Poetry Slam. Everyone is welcome to compete or you can come and be a part of the audience - you may be chosen as a judge! First place wins $100, runner-up wins $50. To compete, bring two original poems (one for each round of competition).
- Bring two original poems - one for each round of competition
- No warm-up! Come ready to compete.
- Three minute time limit (plus a 10 second grace period) to read one poem, with a one-half point deduction per each 10 seconds over.
- No props, costumes, musical instruments, or electronic devices may be used.
- Scoring is on a 10 point scale; high and low scores will be dropped, giving poets a total score of between 0 and 30 points.
- All poets must sign themselves in by 7 p.m. sharp.
- No selling or distributing of poetry chapbooks or other printed material.
Kresge Library 4th Floor
Kresge Library 4th Floor, 2200 N. Squirrel Rd.
Rochester MI, 48309