STORY SLAM

STORY SLAM

Florida Story Slam…Bring.It.On!!

The Florida Story Slam Competition is coming to the 35th annual Florida Storytelling Festival on Saturday, January 26, 2019.  The stage will be open 10:00 – 11:30 PM so bring a tale to tell and compete for cash prizes! Admission to the Slam is included in full weekend registration. Additional single tickets are $5.

Here’s all you need to know:

  • 5-minute time limit
  • Theme: The 2019 Slam theme is Friends and Family.
    • Story must incorporate the theme in some way
  • Telling order established by random drawing
    • Show up and put your name in the jar no later than 9:45PM
  • Cash Prizes
    • First Place: $125
    • Second Place: $100
    • Third Place: $75
  • Winners determined by five randomly selected judges in the audience
    • Each judge assigns a score; high and low scores eliminated; remaining three averaged
    • Deductions for going over time limit


Fringe Application

  • 2018 Florida Storytelling Festival Fringe Application

  • Performer/Contact Information (If application is for a tandem or ensemble performance, please include information for each performer)

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  • Total or partial nudity is prohibited. Explicit sexual contact is prohibited. Content disclaimers (warnings) are to be shown in all advertising, programs, flyers, posters and room identification signs.

    *No minors under the age of 18 are allowed in performances with adult content warnings.

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