June 7 - 10, 2017
Schedule of Events
Host Hotel Info
"Registration for all teams and individuals in-region will open on 1 March and registration for out-of-region teams will open on 1 April of each year. " - SM2014
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The 25th Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam
1 BEAUTIFUL CITY, 4 TOURNAMENT DAYS, 4 VENUES, 200 AMAZING POETS AND SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF SOUTHERN TRADITION!
Limited Edition 25th Anniversary T-Shirt
- Soft Black Cotton T-shirts
- Front and Back Printing
- White Ink Text with Gold Shimmer
- Machine Washable
- Limited Supply!
It’s the 25th anniversary of the Southern Fried Poetry Slam
and we’re inviting you to show your support!
For a limited time, we are selling a commemorative t-shirt
to celebrate our silver jubilee. There are only 100 of these shirts
being printed so make sure you pick yours up today!
Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts501 West Main Street Louisville, KY 40202
(Preliminary, Semi-Finals, and Finals Venue)
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Louisville Downtown
800 West Market Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Mention "Southern Fried Poetry Slam"
Use Online Group Code: SFP
Slam Masters Slam
Hip Hop Open Mic
Nerd Poetry Slam
Queer Poetry Slam
Erotic Open Mic
Welcome to Southern Fried Poetry
Registration is now FULL.
Full list of registered Teams & Indies.
"The points are not the point, the point is the poetry."
- Allan Wolf, founder of Southern Fried Poetry Slam
About Southern Fried Poetry
The goal of the Southern Fried Poetry Slam is to provide an open stage for the diverse communities of the Southeast region and beyond. It fosters and supports a network of socially engaged poets dedicated to celebrating diversity and transformation through poetry slam, public performance, teaching artistry, and service. Read More