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Louder Than A Bomb (South Bend) Youth Poetry Slam, pres. by Spitting Fire

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Battell Center

Mishawaka, IN 46545

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Louder Than A Bomb is Greater South Bend's largest youth poetry slam.

Since 2012, Spitting Fire has been providing area youth an opportunity to have their voices heard and being a voice for change.

SpittingFire.org is part of Louder Than A Bomb's International Organizer Network. The LTAB Organizer Network is a dedicated group of individuals that seek to encourage stage shaking performances of spoken word poetry and amplifying student voice. LTAB - South Bend is an opportunity for area youth to perform slam poetry in a historic venue that has been renovated with state-of-the-art lighting and sound.

Sponsored by the Young Chicago Authors Organization (YCA), Louder Than A Bomb is the largest youth poetry festival in the world. The Chicago festival was featured in the award winning documentary Louder Than a Bomb an award winning documentary about the 2011 competition.

Day's Order of Events

Doors open at 9:30am

Performances starts at 10am

10am - Indie Slam Competition

Team Competition starts 15 mintues after last Indie performance

Team Competition


FREE Special Screening of "Louder Than A Bomb" (not rated Documentary)

Check out the site for details SpittingFire.org


Rules Full Rules available at our website. http://www.spittingfire.org/competition-rules

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

LTAB is a PG-13 event and while there are no age limitations, ALL performers must be accompanied by their sponsoring adult or coach. Audience members 14 and under should be accompanied by adult

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is plenty of parking at the Battell Center parking lot as well as an easy walk from nearby overflow street parking.

What can I bring into the event?

Your energy, your ears, and your love of spoken word poetry.

Food and carbonated or drinks other than water are not allowed.

Sealed water bottles are allowed. Water will be available for performers while supplies last.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

please email eric@spittingfire.org for any questions regarding the competion, or days events.

What's the refund policy?

There are no refunds. We're sorry.

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