Registration

                   Registration is open! 

                                  REGISTER INDIVIDUAL LTAB POETS HERE

                                  REGISTER LTAB TEAM HERE
 
                                  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.


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 atslammaster@youngchicagoauthors.org


2020 LTAB University

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.
  • Teams must consist of 4-10 poets and compete with a minimum of 4 poems, each under 3 minutes in length.

(poem can be solo, duo, trio or quartet)

  • For teams, poets can touch the stage more than once as long as they are not the primary author of more than one poem
  • Both Indy and Team finals will be two rounds.

REGISTRATION

Indy registration:

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

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

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


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

Rule Update LTABU 2019

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