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This event last occurred March 25, 2017
High school students and teachers of all grade levels are invited to participate in ASU's inaugural Sparky Slam, a poetry slam celebrating youth voices.
There are three ways to compete
1. Student Poets (Grades 9 – 12): Poems should be 3 minutes or less. There are 15 performance slots available for students. Sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis and begins at 5 p.m. in AGBC 134.
2. Student-Created Video Poems (Grades 9-12): Poems should be 3 minutes or less and incorporate visuals. Send your video link to the event organizer at Wendy.R.Williams@asu.edu by March 20. We will show up to three videos at the event.
3. Teacher Poets (Any Level/Any Subject): Poems should be 3 minutes or less. There are three performance slots available for teachers. Sign-up is on a first-come, first-served basis and begins at 5 p.m. in AGBC 134.
Even if you don't want to compete, come join the fun! The event emcee will be spoken word artist Tomas Stanton, of Phonetic Spit.