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Community Poetry Slam 2012

April 10, 2012, 7 p.m.
Leatherheads Pub and Eatery (upstairs meeting room)
10209 270th Street NW, Stanwood
Public Welcome
No Host Food/Drink
Perform your Original Poetry and Win!


  • $100 First Place
  • $50 Second Place
  • $25 Third Place
  • Courage Award

(Win a special prize for naming our Community Poetry Slam!)



  • Performance of Original Poetry
  • Team or Individual
  • 15 performance slots
  • 3 rounds
  • 5 judges
  • Contestant Ages 12 +
  • Sign-up at the Stanwood Community Library Reference Desk or at


  • Poems Performed-Not Read
  • No Poem Repeats (different poem each round)
  • 3 minute limit per poem (10 second grace period before penalty begins)
  • No Music
  • No Costumes
  • No Props
  • First come/first served until the 15 slots are filled or until competition starts
  • Each performance score is the average of the middle 3 scores from the five judges
    Highest average after 3 rounds wins
  • Rules are available in the foyer of the Stanwood Library or inquire at

For more information inquire at