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Lake Arbor Jazz Festival Spoken Word Poetry Competition and Showcase

Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Lake Arbor Jazz Spoken Word Poetry Competition (Audience)
Come out to watch talented Youth and Young Adult Poets from across the DMV showcase their Poetry and Spoken Word talents and compete for cash and prizes and a chance to perform at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival.
Jul 8, 2019 $15.00 $2.55
Lake Arbor Jazz Spoken Word Poetry Competition (Age 13-18)
Group (A) - Age 13-18. Are you an aspiring young poet, spoken word artist or songwriter between the ages of 13 and 18? Do you want to showcase your talent and have a chance to win cash.prizes and a chance to perform at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival. Then register here to enter the Lake Arbor Jazz Poetry and Spoken Word Competition.
Jun 21, 2019 Free $0.00
Lake Arbor Jazz Spoken Word Poetry Competition (Age 19-23)
Group (B) Age 19-23 - Are you an aspiring young poet, spoken word artist or songwriter between the ages of 19-23? Do you want to showcase your talent and have a chance to win cash.prizes and a chance to perform at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival. Then register here to enter the Lake Arbor Jazz Poetry and Spoken Word Competition.
Jun 21, 2019 Free $0.00

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Spoken Word Poetry Final Competition & Showcase

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Are you an aspiring young poet, spoken word artist or songwriter?  Do you want to showcase your talent and have a chance to win cash,prizes and a chance to perform at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival.  Then register here to enter the Lake Arbor Jazz Poetry and Spoken Word Competition.

If you want to come out to watch talented Youth and Young Adult Poets from across the DMV showcase their Poetry and Spoken Word talents and compete for cash and prizes and a chance to perform at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival? Then purchase your ticket here.


Competition Rules: There will be two (2) groups of competition participants.  Group (A) will be students ages 13-18.  Group (B) will be young adults ages 19-23.  Each participant must register here now and be prepared to submit one (1) orignal piece via cell phone video in order to enter the preliminary round. After completing the registration, the confirmation email will provide instructions on how to submit your cell phone video. The preliminary round will begin Monday, June 10, 2019 and close on Friday, June 21, 2019.  The top 8 poets in each group of the preliminary round will be notified and invited to participate in the final round competition held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Prince Georges Community College. 

 

There is a $25.00 registration fee for all participants invited to perform at the final round competiton on July 9, 2019.  A first place and second place winner in each age group category will be named for each age group.  The first place winner in each group will receive a $500.00 stipend.  The second place winner in each age group will receive a $250.00 stipend.  First place winners in each age group will perform at the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival, July 12-14, 2019.  

  

Final round participants must come prepared with two (2) original pieces (does not have to be memorized) not exceeding 3 minutes and 30 seconds, one poem per round. Participants are not allowed to use props, costumes, or accompanying music. .

 

Poetry and Spoken Word contestants must register here and follow the instructions on your registration ticket to enter the preliminary round and where to submit your cell phone video. 


Presented by the Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation (PGCAF)

Prince Georges Arts & Humanities Council (PGAHC)

 


The Lake Arbor Jazz Festival is sponsored and organized by the Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation, Inc., a 501 (c ) (3) non-profit organization founded to support the growth and enrichment of the arts in Prince Georges County and to promote music, drama, the fine arts and other related activities.    


 

 

 

 

Have questions about Lake Arbor Jazz Festival Spoken Word Poetry Competition and Showcase? Contact Prince Georges Cultural Arts Foundation

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Prince Georges Community College
The Rene Forum
301 Largo Road
Largo, MD 20774

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)


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