Are you a poet or rapper? Compete in our preliminary poetry slams that are free, accessible, and open to youth ages 13-19. Poets share poems in a supportive slam competition, judged on writing, originality, and delivery. Winners advance to semifinals with the top poets heading to the Space City Grand Slam on stage at Discovery Green, where the Meta-Four Houston team is born. Past team members have gone on to receive college scholarships, internships, and to become creative forces in the Houston poetry scene.
*Preliminary slam winners will move to the Semifinal where they will compete to advance to the Space City Grand Slam. the top 6 poets from the Grand Slam will join the Meta-Four Houston team.