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Key Dates/Season Schedule




Date(s) Event Time Location

Saturday, January 31st ?

H.E.S. Slam Team Interest Group Meeting

1:00 pm-3:00 pm

USF Gibbons Alumni Center

Saturday Afternoons:
Feb. 7th-July 11th

H.E.S. Slam Team Workshops/Practices

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Various

Friday, February 27th ?

H.E.S. Team Qualifier Slam (Hosted by Kali)

8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Heard 'Em Say/ Taproot Community Center

Friday, March 27th

H.E.S. Team Qualifier Slam (Hosted by Dennis Amadeus)

8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Heard 'Em Say/ Taproot Community Center

Friday, April 24th

H.E.S. Team Qualifier Slam (Hosted by TQ & Kylila)

8:00 pm-10:30 pm

Heard 'Em Say/ Taproot Community Center

Friday, May 29th ??

Heard 'Em Say's 8th Anniversary & Poetry Show (Fundraiser)

7:30 pm-10:30 pm

TBD

Wednesday, June 3rd-Saturday, June 6th

Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam**

Various

Little Rock, AR

Tuesday, July 14th-Saturday, July 18th

Brave New Voices International Teen Poetry Festival & Slam

Various

Atlanta, GA


 

Additional Training/Resource: Sacred Sounds Poetry Slam*** -Every 1st, 3rd, 5th Saturday 9:00 pm-1:00 am Hall of Fame Banquet Hall 11106 N 30th St, Tampa, Florida

*Additional events may be added throughout the slam season.? We will be sure to keep you informed.

**We are currently not slated to compete in this slam; however, this is an excellent trip for teens to get an idea of what a National/International slam will look and feel like. Please note that this is an uncensored adult competition.? Parental discretion is advised.

***Please note that this is an uncensored adult show and venue.? Parental discretion is advised.