Registration

                   Registration is open! 

                                  REGISTER FOR AN #LTAB2020 REGIONAL SLAM HERE

                                  REGISTER INDIVIDUAL LTAB POETS HERE

                                  REGISTER LTAB TEAM HERE
 
                                  REGISTER FOR LTAB UNIVERSITY HERE    

                                               RSVP FOR MANDATORY COACHES MTG
 
RSVP FOR CAPTAINS COUNCIL                                

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 closes 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*

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

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

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


LTABU Rules LTABU Rules (77 KB)


Registration for LTABU closes 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