All poets (including the sacrifice poet) who compete in the Steel City Slam receive 1 participation point towards selection for future marquee shows. Top placing poets receive higher total points:
3rd Place – 3 points | 2nd Place – 4 points | 1st Place – 5 points
Poets participating in Liner Notes will earn 2 participation points towards marquee shows. New sh!t is priceless. Poets participating in shows which do not require original work (such as cover slam or Box of Doom) will receive 1 participation point.
Listed below are the total points earned as of March 9, 2023. Points tally determines which artists will be invited to perform at our next marquee event. Points earned from June 6, 2022 – May 31, 2023 will be applied to participation in the Steel City Grand Slam in July/August at City of Asylum’s Alphabet City Center. The winner of that slam will be the 2023 Steel City Slam Champion.
If you have any questions regarding the standings, point totals, or eligibility to compete in our events, please contact us.