Poetry Slam


Eligibility Requirements for Participation:

Must be a Ball State student

Must prepare one (1) solo performance that is between one (1) and three (3) minutes in length

Contestants may also submit two- (2), three- (3), or four- (4) person performances (optional) between one (1) and three (3) minutes in length

Winners will be determined by previously appointed and impartial judges

Judges will vote based on the following criteria:

o Poetic language and fluency

o Idea and theme

o Tone and mood

o Body/facial movement

o Vocal strength/emotion

o Fluency

Registration Instructions:

Email performer name(s) to

Visit Student Center room 112 during office hours (8:00 am – 5:00 pm), or Register at the competition

Prize Eligibility Requirements:

Four participants will be selected to represent Ball State at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational in spring 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin

Flight, lodging, meals, and registration fees will be provided

Winners must be full-time students during the spring 2016 semester


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