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SLAMTARIO REGISTRATION

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After a short hiatus last year the annual SLAMtario Spoken Word event, presented by Ellipsis Edutainment, Open Minds Respect Events (OMRE) & Guelph Spoken Word is BACK! Ten teams compete in a single day event to claim a $500 prize and the title of Ontario Slam Champions in the only provincial slam championship in English Canada. Each team is comprised of the poetic gems from communities accros the province.

Preliminary bouts take place on the day of Saturday, July 29 with doors at noon and bouts at 1pm and 3pm. Youth teams compete on an equal footing with senior teams. The top two teams from each preliminary bout qualify for Finals Night commencing at 8, doors at 7pm the same night.
SLAMtario passes for the entire event are now available for $20 each via Eventbrite: https://slamtario.eventbrite.ca. Advaince Finals tickets can also be found at the same link for $15 in addition to early admission to the preliminaries. Prices at the door for prelimary bouts during the day are $10, and for finals $20

A team piece is define as a poem in which 2-5 poets present it and has it scored by 5 random judges, much like a regular poetry slam. As a matter of fact, all the rules are the exact same, with the exception that EVERY poem must be a team piece.

Below are the rule/guidelines
-pre-registration is mandatory.
-There are only 10 slots to filled by a slam team derived from a regular monthly slam in the region of Ontario.
-The ante is $125, the prize is $500. There will be a prize for 2nd and 3rd.
-Depending on the amount of teams, there will be a 4X4 or 5X4 format.

- Bout draw will be done in advance.

-All regular slam rules apply, in addition to a no repeat rule (no poem can be repeated during the course of this competition.

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