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The First-Ever Squad Slam!

June 28th, 2017 at 8:00pm
235 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102
Signups start at 7:00pm
$3 Entrance Fee

Now’s your chance to replicate the magic of the National Poetry Slam. Squads of three poets will perform for the title of first ever squad slam champions — each poet has one of the three rounds and can deliver an independent or group piece with their slot. Scores will be tallied and the top squad (out of 90 points) will be crowned champion.

The squad slam will also feature an epic prize for the winning squad, courtesy of our sponsor partners at Hugo House: each of the winners will receive credit to take one free writing course!

Sign your entire squad up here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1C9tfg4rDdMaxxhImXgFyQRwoo4qEQKXTUhxlb9Do3Fc/edit?usp=sharing

We will take up to eight (8) squads, first come, first serve, and poets may sign up on the night of the show, if spots are available. Poets who wish to participate but don’t have a specific squad in mind can post here or email us at raincityslam@gmail.com; the board can help match you up for squads of your own!


SAFETY STATEMENT

Rain City Slam is committed to safety in our community for all of our members. We ask that anyone entering our community in any capacity treat the audience, poets, venue staff, Rain City community members and featuring artists as equals. We refuse to permit any act of hate, violence or bigotry on or off our stage and microphone and will ban any person or persons involved in those acts. Any person whose safety has been threatened in any way should report the occurrence to a member of the Rain City Slam board. We will keep information confidential and anonymous and provide any support needed. Absolutely NO ONE is above this rule and inappropriate, dangerous, hateful or violent behavior is unacceptable for everyone.