Attention young Houston poets, spoken word artists, and emcees, ages 13-19!

Compete for your spot on the Meta-Four Houston youth slam team, ranked #5 in the world. Perform original poetry in front of a live audience at any of our preliminary slams. The top 6 winners of the Space City Grand Slam will represent Houston at Brave New Voices in July 2018, receiving free travel, meals, and accommodations.

Preregister to secure your spot to compete in the Space City Slam Series. Walk-in registrations are accepted at all preliminary slams until registration is full.



Slam Dates & Locations



  • Mar 24 | MECA | 10am & 1pm

Grand Slam