Saturday, October 26, 7:00 - 10:00 PM

East of Red ArtHouse cordially invites you to a night of thrills, a night of chills and a night of EXCITEMENT! During official slam competitions participants are not allowed to use costumes, props, musical accompaniment, video, etc. However, for this slam – all bets are off! Participants are able to use all of this and more. This will be a traditional 3 round slam with a 3-minute time limit and a 10 second grace period.

The contest takes place at Capsule (1664 Broadway Blvd, KCMO) and begins at 7:00 PM.

Participants get to use props, costumes, musical accompaniment, guests on stage and video components.Yes, it’s as if ANYTHING GOES! We want to give these artists a chance to fully shine and truly be in their elements!

The best poet of the night takes home a $250 grand prize. Audience members are strongly encouraged to wear costumes and the best costume of the night takes home $50!

Admission for the event is $10, with snacks and beverages provided. The event is open to the public and will provide open seating for first come, first serve.


Event Details

Saturday, October 26, 7:00 - 10:00 PM


Capsule (1664 Broadway Blvd., KCMO)


Hello potential slam poet! The three rounds for competition are as follows:

Round 1 – Musical Accompaniment
Round 2 – Props
Round 3 – Video and Costume

Additional rules:
– Artists are able to have actors and dance accompaniment (No more than 3 additional people on stage). However, the actors and dancer CANNOT say any words.
– Musical accompaniment can include live players, or singers with no more than 2 additional people on stage
– Musical accompaniment can include pre-recorded tracks
– There are to be no more than 6 people on stage at any given time.
– Poets are able to speak from the side of the stage.
– No large or extreme props. All props must be able to be loaded on to the stage and taken off the stage within 1 minute by the artist.

Registration for this slam is $20 and open to the first 10 participants.

To register, participants must fill out the form and pay registration through paypal. Registration is not complete until both are done. Click on this link to register –

If you have any questions, please contact

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