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Toronto Poetry Slam's CIPS Qualifier Slam

  • 268 Augusta Avenue Toronto, ON, M5T 2L9 Canada (map)

Supermarket - 268 Augusta Avenue, Toronto

Which talented Toronto poet will represent Toronto Poetry Slam at the annual Canadian Individual Poetry Slam (CIPS) Championships in Vancouver, aka Verses: Festival of Words? This is the qualifying slam to see who will make that trip to BC!


4 poems: each 1 minute, 2 minute, 3 minute and 4 minute (with 10-second grace periods).

-Everyone does the 3-minute round, followed by a 1-minute round. -1/2 the poets will go on to the 2 min round (based on cumulative scores form 1st two rounds). -We will do one more cutoff (half) to find the final poets competing in the 4-minute round.

Scores are CUMULATIVE.

The poets competing in this slam, in no particular order: SPIN El Poeta AG d_tha_poet Prince Nells Michael McNeil Sulva

Winner of the slam will receive majority of the door money to help with their travels to Vancouver!

Hosted by: Alyssa Ginsburg

Earlier Event: February 13
BAM! Toronto Youth Slam