GET LIT’s 5th Annual Classic Slam Poetry Competition

300 teenage poets, from 50 schools across Southern California will compete in GET LIT’s annual Classic Slam—the nation’s largest teen poetry festival and the only one to combine classic and original spoken-word poetry as competitive categories. Teenagers compete to take home cash prizes and scholarships. Top performers earn invitations to audition for the award-winning poetry troupe, the GET LIT Players, who have performed for the United Nations and the White House.

ABOUT GET LIT:     Celebrating its 10th anniversary, GET LIT, a world renowned, in-school literacy program that empowers students through self-expression, language and art. Combining classic poetry with original spoken-word responses, GET LIT’s nationally recognized model is a low-cost solution to keep arts education alive, especially in at-risk communities accustomed to fostering some of life’s toughest circumstances.

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