Urban Echo Poetry Slam Series
1464 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48207
Every Monday (originally) now every 3rd Friday
Urban Echo Poetry Slam offers a minimum of 6 qualifying slams in which the top two poets from each slam (that have not previously quailfied) advance to the Grand slam Finals.
The slam is judged by 5 random judges from the audience. If the slam master chooses to slam, a guest host will run the slam without the slammaster intruding on the hosts decisions or process, however the documented will be provided to the guest host and said host will contractually agree to adhere to the process.
Each slam will be announced at a minimum of one week in advance, Grand slam finals will be announced 2 weeks in advance.
Grand Slam Finals: Competing poets will sign a slam agreement prior to the start of the slam. scoring is cumulative in the first two rounds, clean slate in the final round.
Replacement: If a replacement is needed the replacement will be selected either in runner ups from 5th place on down or, or the coach will serve as replacement. The slammaster has the right to choose replacememts for the health of team cohesion.
Qualifications: Poet must be living, breathing and cannot have been on more than 2 previous teams unless they are part of the management team.
Season duration will be decided by the slammaster and administrative team.
Slammaster reserves the right to alter, adjust, change the Slam Agreement with a 5 day notice. Also slammaster reserves the right to remove a team member deemed unhealthy, harmful or dysfunctional to the team as the slammaster so chooses.