Registering Online for Southern Fried Poetry Slam

10 Steps to Register for Southern Fried Poetry Slam Online:

NOTE: Users will need to be logged into to register: Sign Up or Log In

  1. Go to Tournament > Registration page:
  2. Select a registration product type (Team/Indie)
  3. On Product page, before selecting “Add to Cart”, fill out your Team/Indie details in the registration form below
  4. Submit the registration form, a "Thank you for your Registration. It has been submitted." confirmation message will appear
  5. Click the Add to Cart button (can only do this once for each product)
  6. Select View Cart
  7. Select Proceed to Checkout
  8. Fill in your Billing details: Company Name = Team Name
  9. Select “Proceed to PayPal” button
  10. Place order

In-Region Registration opens at 12:01 am Mar 1.
Out-of-Region Registration opens at 12:01 am Apr 1.

Registration is $150 for Individual Poets and $250 for each Team with over $5000 in cash and prizes. Click here for more info.

If you have any issues, please email us at

See you In Louisville!

#SoFried2017 Registration Information

Greetings from the Southern Fried Advisory Council,

We hope this email finds you and your poetry community well.

We wanted to take the time to thank you for supporting Southern Fried Poetry Slam, Inc. We hope you are planning to join us in Louisville, KY for the 25th Anniversary of Southern Fried. The official dates are 7-10 June 2017.

Registration is $250 for teams and $150 for indies.

Registration opens on Wednesday, 1 March for teams and indies in the following states on a first come first served basis: FL, GA, NC, SC, VA, AL, MS, TN, AR, LA, KY, and TX.

Registration opens on Monday, 1 April for teams and indies that are not in the states listed above on a first come first served basis.

The registration link will be available on the website

We are excited to announce that the top four teams and indies will receive $5,625 in cash prizes! The winners will be paid by check immediately after indie and teams finals.

Teams Prizes
1st Place $2,000.00
2nd Place $1,000.00
3rd Place $500.00
4th Place $250.00

Indies Prizes
1st Place $1,000.00
2nd Place $500.00
3rd Place $250.00
4th Place $125.00
If you have questions or concerns, we are here to assist you.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Thanks in advance.
Southern Fried Advisory Council

In memory of Tavis Brunson

To the family and friends of Southern Fried Poetry:

As you may have heard by now, the Southern Fried Poetry community lost a very important member in the early morning of December 27th. For many poets, Tavis Brunson represented the spirit of Southern Fried as an exceptional performer, writer, competitor and spoken word emissary.
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