Registration

                   LTAB Proper Registration is Closed!

                   LTAB University Registration is open through March 15!

 
                                  REGISTER FOR LTAB UNIVERSITY HERE    

2020 Indy Poet Requirements

  • Complete Registration Process online
  • Attend official festival kick-off event Crossing the Street on February 22, 2020.
  • Attend 2 Preliminary Bouts, scheduled across February 26- March 7, 2020 (each bout runs two hours)
  • 1-3 poets ready to perform 1 poem each by the start of Preliminary Bouts (*teams can have up to 3 additional Indys registered to compete. These poets will compete as individuals not with the team.)

2020 Team Requirements

  • Complete Registration Process online
  • Attend official festival kick-off event Crossing the Street on February 22, 2020.
  • Attend 2 Preliminary Bouts, scheduled across February 26- March 7, 2020 (each bout runs two hours)
  • 4 poets ready to perform 4 individual poems and 1 group poem (5 total) by the start of Preliminary Bouts (*teams can have up to 3 additional Indys registered to compete. These poets will compete as individuals not with the team.)  

REGISTRATION FEES*

INDY registration:

Early Registration 12/1-12/31($20)

Regular Registration 1/1-1/31 ($30)

Late Registration 2/1-2/15 ($40)

TEAM registration:

Early Registration 12/1-12/31($150)

Regular Registration 1/1-1/31 ($200)

Late Registration 2/1-2/15 ($250)

Preliminary Bouts are scheduled in advance so coaches and poets can plan their transportation accordingly.

LTAB 2020 Rules LTAB 2020 Rules (147 KB)


Registration for #LTAB2020 closed February 15, 2020.

For questions about registration please email, registration@youngchicagoauthors.org

For general festival questions please contact our Grand Masters Slam at slammaster@youngchicagoauthors.org


2020 LTAB University

LTABU 2020 will take place from March 27th, 2020- March 29th, 2020.

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Unlike the HS LTAB festival, poets need not be enrolled in school, just 18-25 years of age at the time of the slam or enrolled in college if of an age outside of 18-25.
  • Indy poets must compete with a minimum of 2 poems, each under 3 minutes in length.
  • Poets must compete as an individual. #LTABU2020 will not host teams. 

REGISTRATION FEES*

Registration 12/1-3/15($20) 


LTABU Rules LTABU Rules (77 KB)


Registration for LTABU closes March 15, 2020.

For questions about registration please email, registration@youngchicagoauthors.org

For general festival questions please contact our Grand Masters Slam at slammaster@youngchicagoauthors.org