Poetry Slam Contest

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Open to all LSU Students 

Attention all LSU Student Poets! The LSU Student Union Theater is looking for all student poets to submit a video of you reading and acting through your best written poem that came from your pen! The winner of the Poetry Slam Contest will be awarded the opening act for the Langston Hughes Project! The winner will also have his/ her poem set to music composed by Dr. Ron McCurdy and will be played during the performance at the LSU Student Union Theater on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

Video Submissions accepted January 11- March 13, 2017

Please Note: You MUST be a current LSU Student in order to submit a video.

Opportunities to perform:

Open Mic Nights
Campus Life will be hosting a variety of Open Mic Nights at the Live Oak Lounge in the LSU Student Union. Poets will have the opportunity to perform LIVE and have their performance taped for free in order to submit video into the LSU Student Union Theater Poetry Slam Contest. Dates for Open Mic Night are as followed:

  • Thursday, February 2nd: 8pm-10pm
  • Thursday, March 2nd: 8pm-10pm
(Include Name, Major, Year)
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