Florida Story Slam

Theme: “Unexpected”

The Florida Story Slam Competition is coming to the annual Florida Storytelling Festival on Saturday, January 29, 2022.  The stage will be open 10:15 – 11:30 PM EST so bring a tale to tell and compete for cash prizes!

Here’s all you need to know:

  • 5-minute time limit
  • All story genres welcome, including personal story and folk tale.
  • Theme: “Unexpected”
    • Story must incorporate the theme in some way
  • Telling order determined by random drawing
    • Show up and put your name in the “hat”
    • We draw names until we run out of time.
  • Cash Prizes
    • First Place: $125
    • Second Place: $100
    • Third Place: $75
  • Winners determined by selected judges in the audience
    • Each judge assigns a score
    • Deductions for going over time limit