VanSlam Summer Season (May 29th) 2017

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.

May 29th 2017

Sac: Mitcholos Touchie

Resting Butch Face

Optimus Rhyme


Tia Meuller (Third! 4 points)

Kay Kassirer (Second! 9 points)




Lip Balm

Dave Rankin

Emory Oakley (First! 16 points)


Updated Standings for the 2017 Van Slam Individual Champion Playoffs
The top 9 poets plus the winner of the Last Chance Slam
qualify for the Playoffs in September

1. Rachel Taylor 16 points

2. Julia Pileggi 16 points

3. Dave Rankin 16 points

4. Emory Oakley 16 points

5. Kay Kassirer 13 points

6. Jaye Simpson 9 points

7. Coral More 9 points

8. Marina Reid 9 points

9. Mitcholos Touchie 4 points

10. Tia Meuller 4 points

11. Spillious 4 points

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