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

Compete for your chance to join the internationally-renowned Meta-Four Houston youth slam team. The top 6 winners will receive free travel, meals, and accommodations to Brave New Voices 2019, held this summer in Las Vegas. This free competition is open to Houston teens, ages 13-19. Register today!


Slam Dates & Locations

Preliminaries:

  • Saturday, February 2 | 1PM (MECA | 1900 Kane St Houston, TX 77007
  • Saturday, February 9 | 1PM (Eastwood Academy High School | 1315 Dumble St Houston, TX 77023)
  • Saturday, February 16 | 10AM (BakerRipley Leonel Castillo Community Center | 2102 South St Houston, TX 77009)
  • Saturday, March 2 | 10AM (BakerRipley Gulfton Sharpstown Campus | 6500 Rookin St Houston, TX 77074 )
  • Saturday, March 9 | 6PM (Winston Contemporary Art | 2426 Bartlett St STE D Houston, TX 77098 )

Semifinals:

  • Saturday, March 23 | 10AM & 1PM (African American Library at the Gregory School | 1300 Victor St Houston, TX 77019)

Grand Slam:

  • Sunday, April 7 | 3PM (Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston | 3400 Main St Houston, TX 77002)

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