• UoD UniSlam Audition Slam

  • Mon, 18-11-2019 at 19:30
  • Revolution Bars
    1 The Strand
    DE1 1BJ Derby
UoD UniSlam Audition Slam - Revolution Bars - Derby

In 2020, University of Derby is hoping to compete in UniSlam for the 3rd time.UniSlam is the UK National University Poetry Slam & Summit bringing together teams of poets from university communities across the UK and Ireland to take part in a comprehensive programme of development workshops and to compete in one of the most exciting slams in the British spoken word calendar.In order to compete, we need to put together a team fairly that represents the University. The best way to do this is to host a "mini-slam" fairly choosing the team! So that's what we're doing.UniSlam uplifts the voices and stories of young people, providing a platform for them to be heard on a national level.Rules- You must be a student at the university of Derby to compete To participate in the Mini Slam at Derby Uni with the opportunity to earn a place on the team representing the university at UniSlam you must be prepared to perform 2 poems (in two bouts/rounds)No props allowed.3-minute time limit on all poems with 10 second grace period, following which points will be deducted. The timer starts from the poet’s first word.There are no set themes or topics or styles.