WORDSMITHS of Wagga are preparing for a night of slam dunks at the Raw Roar annual competition night.
The competition night this Wednesday showcases the slam poets of the monthly community performance poetry event, Raw Roar.
Led by Wagga local woman Tara Ryot and a team of passionate community members, the competition night illustrates the voice of the local community.
“Once a year we change the night to simulate a more ‘traditional’ slam. We have judges, rather than everyone voting, we have a cash prize and, we have the most important item in all sports; a perpetual trophy,” Tara said.
Raw Roar, a monthly slam poetry night, takes place every last Wednesday of the month at the Home Tavern until December this year.
Raw Roar is a not-for-profit creative event run by locals.
The event itself is free, however, entry into the slam competition requires $10 entry fee. In this competition setting, poets will have three minutes to perform.
Winner takes all, cash prize.
- WHAT: Raw Roar annual competition night
- WHEN: Wednesday, August 29, registration open from 6.30pm, slam starts at 7pm.
- WHERE: Home Tavern
- MORE: Raw Roar Facebook page (@rawroarwagga) Instagram (#rawroarwagga) or YouTube.