Australian Poetry Slam

The Australian Poetry Slam is a national competition for spoken word artists. Anyone can enter. In 2017, 50 heats will be held in towns, cities and suburbs hold slam heats, in state and territory of Australia. Cafe's, libraries, festivals, community halls, pubs and clubs host these events. Audiences award scores to each poet. The favourite poet from each heat is eligible to compete at a regional or state poetry slam final. The best from each state and territory travel to Sydney, to perform for a packed out audience at the National Final. The national slam champion wins prizes and professional gigs.

Australian Capital Territory poetry slam Heats 2017

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POETRY SLAM HEAT (This is a wildcard event, BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! rules apply, we urge you to take part in the poetry slam at an earlier date)
Host: BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! will be your host
Feature: Quinn Eades, Paul Magee and Heavy Russian Novels
Date: Wednesday 20 September 2017
Start Time: Sign up is from 7:30pm
Venue: The Phoenix Pub
Address: East Row, Civic, Canberra                                                      
Contact: BADSLAMNOBISCUIT - BADSLAMNOBISCUIT@GMAIL.COM
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POETRY SLAM HEAT (This is a wildcard event, Canberra Slamboree rules apply, we urge you to take part in the poetry slam at an earlier date)
Host & Feature: Canberra Slamboree will be your host
Date: Friday 29 September 2017
Start Time: Sign up is from 7:30pm
Venue: The Front Gallery and Cafe
Address: 1 Wattle Pl, Lyneham ACT 2602
Contact: BADSLAMNOBISCUIT - BADSLAMNOBISCUIT@GMAIL.COM
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THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! CANBERRA NATIONAL POETRY SLAM FINAL

POETRY SLAM FINAL                                                                 
Host: BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! will be your host, supported by Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centre
Featuring: THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! CANBERRA NATIONAL ANTHEM, MASCOT, KARAOKE VIDEO and DANCE, as well as Nick DelatovicJessica Ausserlechner & Emily Crocker
Date: Friday 6th October
Start Time: 7:00pm
Venue: Gorman Arts Centre
Address: 55 Ainslie Avenue, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2612
Contact: BADSLAMNOBISCUIT - BADSLAMNOBISCUIT@GMAIL.COM
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ACT FINAL

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Photograph by Adam Thomas

Photograph by Adam Thomas

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