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Cash for Your Words Teen Poetry Bash

Event Type: Teen Programs
Age Group(s): Teens
Date: 12/14/2013
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Join us for our thirteenth Teen Poetry Bash! Bring two of your original poems to read aloud or perform as slam poetry. Top scoring entrants will pass the first round to be eligible for the grand prizes. Featuring Louder Than a Bomb coaches from Nebraska Writers' Collective as judges and emcees, including Dominique Ashaheed.*
1st place: $100
2nd place: $50
3rd place: $25
Must be in grades 8-12. Space is limited to 60 entries. Registration required. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Event starts at 1 p.m.

Please see link below for official rules.

*Dominique Ashaheed, who will perform a piece at the beginning of the finals round, is presently the only person to hold two national poetry slam titles at the same time. She is also the only person to win a national title every year for the past three years, since the beginning of her poetry slam career.
Library: W. Dale Clark Main Library (402.444.4800)
Location: Fourth Floor
Registration Ends: 12/13/2013 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
Entrants must provide an email address when registering. Performers may be emailed any necessary information before the contest.
Contact: Julie Humphrey
Contact Number: 402-444-4586
Link: Official Rules
Status: Closed
Please Note
  • Attendee must be between the grades of 8 and 12.
  • Attendee MUST Give 24 HOUR Cancellation Notice to Allow Others on the Waiting List to Attend.

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