STORY SLAM

STORY SLAM

Florida Story Slam…Bring.It.On!!

Theme: “I’m not here to lie to you.”

The Florida Story Slam Competition is coming to the 36th annual Florida Storytelling Festival on Saturday, January 25, 2020.  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 $10.

Here’s all you need to know:

  • 5-minute time limit
  • Theme: “I’m not here to lie to you.”
    • Story must incorporate the theme in some way
  • Telling order determined 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