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Zeal Youth Poetry Slam - Round 2

Zeal Youth Poetry Slam - Round 2

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When:

  • Fri 21 Aug ’15, 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Where:

Zeal, Level 2, 103 Ghuznee St, Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission

Zeal youth centre, level 1, 103 Ghuznee street, Wellington

Free entry.

Special appearance by 2014 New Zealand slam champion, Ben Stokes.

NOTE: youth for this slam can be anyone from ages 13 to 20.

- Two rounds, so prepare 2 poems with a possible slam-off in case of a tie.

Slam Poetry Rules

-Each poem must be of the poet's own original work.

- The poet may not use props, or musical instruments.
Costumes or clothing other than normal street wear will be deemed props.

- Each poet gets 3 minutes (plus a ten-second grace period) to read/perform one poem. If the poet goes past the grace period, points will be deducted from the total score.

- The three minutes begins as soon as the poet addresses the audience including introductions and poem titles. (Time taken to adjust the microphone will not be counted.)

- There will be five judges chosen randomly from the audience prior to the commencement of the event. Each judge will award points between 0 and 10 for each poem.

- Of the scores awarded, the high and low
scores are dropped and the middle three are added together, giving the poet a total score between 0-30.

- In the instance of a tie, a "slam off" will be called to determine final positions.

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