Youth Slams in and around Vancouver (April & May)

Hullabaloo may be over, but the youth poetry slams keep on coming. If you missed the tournament, these events are a great way to get an idea of what poetry slam is all about. If you were at Hullabaloo and are in poetry withdrawal, here’s the perfect chance to get your word on once more. Whip up a poem and head down to any one of these slams to have your voice heard!

April 28th (Saturday) – Slam Idol! at the Semiahmoo Library in South Surrey (1815 – 152nd Street), Registration starts at 1pm, performances at 2pm

May 5th (Saturday) – Scriptum Vox: Fraser Valley Youth Poetry Slam at the West Langley Hall (9400 – 208 St), 2–4pm entry fee $2, students can pre-register online at or by calling 604-532-3536, $100 top prize.

May 28th (Monday) – Crackerjack Lipsmacker Youth Poetry Slam featuring the 2012 Vancouver Youth Poetry Slam Team, doors and sign-up 7–7:30pm, show starts at 8 o’clock, $3 for youth (18 and younger), $6 for adults.