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Poetry Slam Open Mic + Competition

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Sign up and compete to represent Winnipeg in The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word 2018 (hosting city TBA). Poets must bring 2 poems about 3 minutes in length to compete.
If you’re non-competitive, sign up for our open mic before the competition.

Are you new to poetry slam? Learn more on our website:

Admission: $5 or PWYC

WPS is a non-profit arts community. Our goal is to make WPS a positive experience for all competitors, audience members and volunteers. We abide by the Winnipeg Poetry Slam Code of Honour. Washrooms are gender neutral and there is a ramp at street level. For more information about The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word visit www.cfsw.ca

If you’re unclear about contest rules, what we stand for at WPS and how you can get involved as a volunteer, please contact
Larysa Musick (Artistic Director) and Joanne Schapanky (Volunteer Coordinator): winnipegpoetryslamboard@gmail.com


January 17
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm