Saturday, June 30th: at the Florence Events Center


6:00pm Doors open to the public

6:30pm Event Starts

Rules for Poets

  • Open to all poets
  • Must be an origional poem
  • 3 Minute time limit (points deducted if you go over time)
  • Limit of 30 poets (sign up early to ensure your spot!)
  • Individuals only, no teams
  • Be prepared with a second (different) poem in case of a tie
  • Contestants are judged on both poem context and presentation
  • Prior to the event, there will be a random drawing to determine the order of performance
  • $15 registration fee - Click on the regisration button to register and pay
  • You may bring your books to sell, but you are responsible for your inventory and for taking payments
  • Limit of 30 poets. If you sign up after the limit is reached, you will be placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations


  • 1st - $500
  • 2nd - $250
  • 3rd - $150

Poetry Slam/Contest Rules & REgistration

120 Maple Street, Florence, OR 97439, USA  |   541-997-4435  |   |  PO Box 305 Florence OR 97439   |  Hours