VanSlam Summer Season (June 13th) 2016

So! A new qualifying season is underway to determine which poet will have a chance to become the next Vancouver Poetry Slam Individual Champion.

It’s crucial to understand the points system. You can read about how it works for qualifying for the summer slams

The points system should become clear very quickly as the season progresses and we start posting
results. With that in mind, here are the results from this week’s slam.

June 13th 2016

Sac: Matthew J

Holly McCrea

Nihko Harris


Emory Oakley

Jessie Tollestrup

Jesse Read


Stephen Meads (Third! 4 points)


Griffin (Second! 9 points)


Sonder (First! 16 points)

Updated Standings for the 2016 Van Slam Individual Champion Playoffs
The top 9 poets plus the winner of the Last Chance Slam
qualify for the Playoffs in September


1. Sonder 48 points

2. Mitcholos Touchie 32 points

3. Savannah Pulfer 18 points

4. Rafay Ansari 16 points

5. Griffin 13 points

6. Jessie Read 9 points

7. Bryant 9 points

8. Coral More 9 points

9. Kay Kassirer 4 point

10. Q 4 points

11. Rachel Taylor 4 points

12. Chris Coutts 4 points

13. Stephen Meads 4 points

As always, double check my work and see if you find anything wrong