The evening’s MC is Poetry Slam Champion and audience favorite, Denise Jolly. The evening is popular with high school, college and regional poetry enthusiasts and involves active audience participation and judging. Come early to get a good seat! In addition to the cash prize purse, the winner of the competition is crowned Tahoe Slam Champion of the Year.
Contestants will be limited to the first ten people to sign up prior to the event. Sign ups begin at 6:30; no early call ins or sign ups by proxy; must be present to enter. Competitors should bring at least 2 poems in preparation for advancing on to the second round. Judges will be chosen randomly from the audience.
1st prize: $300
2nd prize: $200
3rd prize: $100