This year NPS is bigger than ever!
If you are an experienced and energetic showperson, PSi wants your help.
If you lost your NPS qualifier but still want to experience the awesome show that is NPS, be an MC !
If you have been thinking, "How do I get involved in the organization ?" Be a Bout Manager !
If you have Bout Managed for PSI before and are looking to step up to MC, now is your chance!
Requirements: PSi membership, A lot of MC experience, a good attitude, the ability to show up in Austin on time, working knowledge of NPS rules a plus. Prior IWPS or NPS experience is valued but not a requirement.
There are a limited number of spots for MCs and bout managers at NPS so get your name in early. You will receive a volunteer pass to the event, just like the poets, and possibly more stage time than the poets themselves !
There will be an meeting for MCs and Bout Managers each day. Attendance at meetings is mandatory, if you can't make the meeting, you can't MC. You will also be required to attend 1 of the 2 NPS Orientation meetings.
When: August 7-11
Where: Austin, TX
If you are still interested, reply to this thread or email me at:
edaniel at hellslam dot comInfo I will need:Your Name (Legal and Stage Name please)
Your Phone Number
Your Email Address (If you reply to this thread)
If you would rather not MC, let me know.Please feel free to pass this on to other boards, people, places, blogs,etc.
PS - If you want to see how this is done, but are not yet ready to take the reins of an NPS bout - we have something for you! For the first time ever, there will be an open-to-all day event called "How to MC a Tournament Slam." There we will cover MC dos and don'ts, rules, and how to handle a protest.
PPS - If you want to volunteer at NPS, but don't want to MC or Bout Manage go here now: http://www.austinslam.com/nps07/volNat.php