The Poetry Grind-Dallas
Rembrandt's Dutch Pub
703 McKinney Ave Ste 150
Dallas, Tx 75202
1st, 3rd, and Occasional 5th Thursdays
8:30 Open Mic
9:30 Poetry Slam
No Cover, No Fee to enter the slam. Prizes for Poetry Slam.
2008/2009 season started in June 2008. Poets earn points for for competing, attending slams and poetry events, working special events
1st place-3 points
2nd place-2 points
3rd place-1 point
Participation with out placing-1/2 point
Workshop participation 2 points.
Volunteer for community projects in the literary community (Local & National)- 2 points
Win & You're In-2 points
MC/BM/DJ a weekly slam-1pt
The top 7 poets in points earn the right to slam in the Grand Slam on April 30th for a spot on the team. The point scales slides with the amount of participation. We also have a last chance slam for places 8-15 two weeks before the grand slam to fill the 8th spot. Replacement poets will be chosen in order of finish of the Grand Slam.
2009, we will take 4 members and an alternate. If a team member drops out the alternate will move up. We will not go deeper than the sixth place poet in the slam off to field a team.
There will be an iWPS Final in August 2009 to determine the representative for Berkeley.
There will be a WOWps Final in January 2010 to determine the representative for Columbus