CIPS Venue Rep Registration Opens Tomorrow!

Venue Rep Registration opens February 1, 2017, at NOON, and we can’t wait to find out who you’re sending to Vancouver to win the title of Canadian Individual Poetry Slam champion!!

If you are the host, or Slam Master of a Canadian poetry slam and are on the list of registered SpoCan venues, you are invited to send a venue representative to compete in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam championships (CIPS).  Starting at noon, February 1st, until March 3rd, you may register a venue rep through our box office online.

CIPS occurs during the 2017 Versəs Festival between April 26th and April 29th.  Each year the winner of this competition goes on to represent English speaking Canada during the World Poetry Slam in Paris, France, the following year.  (Our congrats and support to last year’s CIPS champion, Andre Prefontaine, who will go to Paris later this year).

Rep registration information can be sent to CIPS Tournament Director Johnny Trinh at The fee for each venue rep is $35 (which can be paid at our online Box Office).  Venue registration closes on MARCH 3rd, 2017.

Want to know how CIPS works?  Check out the FAQ section on our website for so much cool information.

Registration for Storm Poets (poets not representing a particular venue) begins March 4th at noon, and is first come, first served.