Summer 2022 La Paloma Full Moon Poetry Slam

Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Poets call 6:00p.m.
(for those who want to enter the competition, be there at 6:00p.m.)
Doors Open to the Audience at 6:30p.m.


$$$PRIZE MONEY collected from the audience will go to the top 3!!

Emcee: Marit Anderson

-Interested poets line up at the front of the La Paloma at 6:00 p.m. and the first 12 names pulled from the famous popcorn bucket will be the lineup for the night.
-There will be 3 elimination rounds going from 12 to 7 and the final 3 for the last round.
-No props, musical instruments, costumes or recorded music allowed.
-Poets need three original creations not to exceed three minutes each (one poem for each round).
-Performances exceeding three minutes receive a penalty. Time starts when the poet adjusts the mic and addresses the audience.
-Penalty for exceeding the three minute time limit is 1/2 point for every ten seconds over the ten second grace period.
-5 judges picked at random from the audience will score on a scale of 1-10 based on performance and craft. High and low scores are dropped.

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