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Bay Area MC Olympics 2012

Youth Speaks

Friday, July 13, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

Bay Area MC Olympics 2012

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MC Olympics
Register online. You'll be assigned a venue and contacted via email and txt. Be sure to give us up to date contact info so you can receive your bout assignment. Each MC must register individually. Audience members do not need to register.
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The Bay Area MC Olympics is a live, youth-centered MC competition.  Designed by local hip hop artists, activists, educators, and culture keepers, the MC Olympics is a place for MCs from all across the Bay, ages 13 - 19 to show, build, and test their skills in the company of their peers, in the presence of their predecessors, and with the blessing of their elders.  Preliminary competition will take place on the same time on the same day, Friday, July 13th, 5:00 pm, at two different sites in Downtown Oakland--Pro Arts and the Cathedral Building.  Register and you will be assigned to a site.  PLEASE NOTE: This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  You do not need a ticket to attend.  REGISTER *ONLY* IF YOU PLAN TO COMPETE IN THE MC OLYMPICS!!!

Friday, July 13th, 5:00 pm

ProArts Gallery, 150 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA

hosted by Madlines

DJ Dion Decibels on the 1s and 2s

Cathedral Building, 1615 Broadway, Oakland, CA

hosted by the Newlyweds

DJ Wonway Posibul on the 1s and 2s


Winners will represent at the Bay Area MC Olympics Finals

Saturday, July 14th 5:00 pm

Betti Ono Gallery, 1804 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA

hosted by Haze of 40LOVE and Melina Jones

featuring Haze of 40LOVE and Melina Jones

DJ Dion Decibels on the 1s and 2s


The Bay Area MC Olympics is brought to you by Youth Speaks Inc., the Zulu Nation, Pro Arts, Betti Ono, the Parked Car, and BUMP Records.

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