National Poetry Slam: Chicago 2018 Poetry Slam International

August 14 - 18.  The 2018 National Poetry Slam will be held in Chicago, Illinois! Up to 80 teams representing cities around the United States, Canada, and Melbourne, Australia, will be accepted by Poetry Slam, Inc. to compete in the world's biggest poetry slam competition, all fighting to reach the ultimate stage: the four-team National Poetry Slam Finals.

Chopin Theatre's Competition Schedule below


For more information and ticketing - www.NationalPoetrySlam.com

 

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8/14/18 - 8/18/18

7pm, 9pm


The National Poetry Slam is the annual poetry slam championship tournament, wherein four-to five-person teams from all over North America gather to compete against each other for the national team title. The week-long festival is part championship tournament, part poetry summer camp, and part traveling exhibition. NPS is the largest team performance poetry event in the world. Teams from all over North America, and a few from other places, converge in a different city every summer for five days of poetry, revelry and competition.

 

2018 Poetry Compeition Schedule @ Chopin Theatre

 

Tuesday 8/14/18

BOUT #5 - 7pm
Pure Ink Poetry Slam - Brooklyn, NY
Dallas Poetry Slam - Dallas, TX
Rain City Slam - Seattle, WA
Bloomington Poetry Slam - Bloomington, IN

 

BOUT #11 - 9pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam - Cambridge, MA
The Retort United - Grand Rapids, MI
The People - Cleveland, OH
Breaking Bad - DeLand, FL


Wednesday, 8/15/18

BOUT #17
Urban Spoken Word - Madison, WI
Denver Mercury Slam - Denver, CO
Art Amok Slam - Atlanta, GA
SlamMN - Minneapolis, MN

 

BOUT #23 - 9pm
Houston VIP - Houston, TX
Austin Poetry Slam - Austin, TX
Steel City Slam - Pittsburgh, PA
Slammageddon - Baltimore, MD


Thursday, 8/16/18


BOUT #29 - 7pm

Slam Free or Die -Manchester, NH
Red Dirt Home For Wayward Poets - Oklahoma City, OK
Zork's White Plains Library Slam - White Plains, NY
Flagstaff Poetry Slam (Flagslam) - Flagstaff, AZ

 

BOUT #35 - 9pm
Root Slam - Oakland, CA
Say What Greenville Poetry Slam Sponsored by Wits End Poetry - Greenville, SC
Truth Collective - Las Vegas, NV
Last Chance Slam Team


Full Schedule here



 

 

Author
Poetry Slam International

Director
Poetry Slam International

Performers
TEAMS: Teams : Rockford Certified Slam, Slammageddon, Mill City Slam, ASAP Tuesdays, The House Slam, Java Monkey Slam, Steel City Slam, Seattle Poetry Slam, The Burlington Slam Project, Nitty Gritty Slam, Freshwater Wordsmiths, Austin Poetry Slam, Jersey City Slam, Boise Poetry Slam, Slam Nuba, The Advanced Slam, Pure Ink Poetry Slam, Dallas Poetry Slam, Rain City Slam, Bloomington Poetry Slam, Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Houston Poetry Slam, Houston VIP, Orlando Poetry Slam, Flagstaff Poetry Slam (Flagslam), Lethal Poetry, Sedona Poetry Slam, HawaiiSlam, Verbal Slap, Zork’s White Plains Library Slam, Northampton Poetry,Olympia People's Mic, ABQ Slams, Slam ATL, Red Dirt Home For Wayward Poets, FTW Slam (SlamULIT), Writing Wrongs, Rock Slam, The Fuze Poetry Slam, Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam, The Retort United, The People, Breaking Bad, OM Center Poetry Slam, Jambalaya Soul Slam/Bull City, Toronto Poetry Slam, Slam Free or Die, Berkeley Poetry Slam, Last Chance Slam Team, Sac Unified, Salt City Unified, SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam, Da Poetry Lounge Slam Team, Truth Collective, Spokane Poetry Slam, San Diego PoetrySLAM, Portland Poetry Slam, The Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!, Say What Greenville Poetry Slam Sponsored by Wits End Poetry, Beltway Poetry Slam, Write About Now, Project X, dada slam, Urban Spoken Word, Denver Mercury Slam, Art Amok Slam, SlamMN, Gawd Slam!, Slamalamadingdong, Kansas City Poetry Slam, Root Slam, Bloomington Poetry Slam, Slam Nuba, Nitty Gritty Slam, The House Slam, Rain City Slam, Boise Poetry Slam, The Burlington Slam Project, Boston Poetry Slam @ the Cantab Lounge, Dallas Poetry Slam, Jersey City Slam, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, ASAP Tuesdays, Pure Ink Poetry Slam, Houston Poetry Slam, Seattle Poetry Slam, Mill City Slam, Houston VIP, Austin Poetry Slam, Steel City Slam, Slammageddon, The Advanced Slam, Freshwater Wordsmiths, Java Monkey Slam, Rockford Certified Slam, Breaking Bad, Rock Slam, ABQ Slams, HawaiiSlam, The People, Writing Wrongs, Olympia People's Mic, OM Center Poetry Slam, The Retort United, FTW Slam (SlamULIT), Jambalaya Soul Slam/Bull City, Sedona Poetry Slam, Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam, Toronto Poetry Slam, Northampton Poetry, Lethal Poetry, Slam Free or Die, Red Dirt Home For Wayward Poets, Zork’s White Plains Library Slam, Flagstaff Poetry Slam (Flagslam), The Fuze Poetry Slam, Slam ATL, Verbal Slap, Orlando Poetry Slam, SlamMN, Project X, Portland Poetry Slam, SlamCharlotte Poetry Slam, Art Amok Slam, Write About Now, San Diego PoetrySLAM, Gawd Slam!, Denver Mercury Slam, Beltway Poetry Slam, Slamalamadingdong, Salt City Unified, Urban Spoken Word, Kansas City Poetry Slam, Spokane Poetry Slam, Sac Unified, Root Slam, Say What Greenville Poetry Slam Sponsored by Wits End Poetry, Truth Collective, Last Chance Slam Team, dada slam, The Saint Louis Poetry SLAM!, Da Poetry Lounge Slam Team and Berkeley Poetry Slam

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