« on: April 30, 2010, 01:18:58 PM »
Slam New Orleans
Monthly Slam is held on second Saturday of every month
Slam Master: Akeem Martin
Slam Series for team selection to begin in December/Janurary of every slam season
Red Star Art Gallery
2513 Bayou Rd
New Orleans, LA 70119
All Slams are Under PSI regulations
Open Slams Rules
Slams are open to the first 6 competitors that arrive(First come, First serve bases)
Slam rules and explanation of slam is previously stated in the FAQ
There will be 6 open slams(slam team selection)
1 st place finisher of each slam advance to the finals.
2nd place is placed on bubble, which means that at the end of the 6 open slams the finisher in 2nd place with the highest score will advance to the finals
If competitors donít win a slam one week they are welcomed to come back and slam another week.
Note: Although previous slam members are in the finals, they are encouraged to compete in the slams at least once in the prelim rounds.
If a second place finisher comes back the following weeks and finish 1st. the 3rd place finisher of that previous week will be placed on the bubble.
Note: If a poet wins one week. It is their prerogative to slam in other prelim bouts if they so choose to.
Each finalist must pay a 10 dollar entry fee to start the new team bank account.
Finals would consist of 12 poets, 5 from the previous team and 7 from the qualifying rounds.
Final will consist of 2 rounds with elimination after the first round down to 8 poets. The remaining poets will go in reverse order. After the second round the first and second rounds will be added and the top 5 poets will make team S. N. O. 2010. With the 6,7,8 person on stand buy incase a member of the team can not make a slam completion.