Writers' Block Poetry Night
2013 Slam Season

Watch as the pool of candidates grows from month to month, all vying for spots in the slams
that determine Columbus's National Poetry Slam team as well as
slots for the Individual World Poetry Slam & Women of the World Poetry Slam
!

Click here for the rules regarding Columbus's Nationals team/IWPS/WoWPS consideration

NPS 2013 Pool
January 30 Slam
1st Gina Blaurock - 3 points (29.1 + 29.9 = 59.0)
2nd Vernell Bristow - 2 points (29.3 - .5 TP + 29.7 = 58.5)
3rd Scott Woods - 1 point (30.0 + 28.2 = 58.2)
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4th - Louise Robertson (28.0 + 29.3 = 57.3)
5th - Alexis Mitchell (28.6 + 27.9 = 56.5)
6th - Lando (27.0 + 27.3 = 54.3)
7th - Evan Carr (26.2)
8th - Erik Slangerup (26.1)
9th - Mohamed Alam (26.0)
10th - Bryant Turkleton Dill (25.9)
11th - Hayden Brown (24.9)


February 20 Slam

1st Gina Blaurock - 3 points (27.3 + 28.1 = 55.4)
2nd Louise Robertson - 2 points (28.2 + 27.0 = 55.2)
3rd Scott Woods - 1 point (28.3 - 3.0TP + 28.7 = 54.0)
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4th - Mohammed Alam (27.1 + 25.7 = 52.8)
5th Bryant Turkleton (24.3 + 25.1 = 49.4)
6th Evan Carr (23.7 + 25.2 = 49.9)
7th - Beth (23.5)


February 27 Slam

1st Vernell Bristow - 3 points (29.4 - .5 + 28.9 = 57.7)
2nd Gina Blaurock - 2 points (26.9 + 29.1 = 56.0)
3rd Louise Robertson - 1 point (27.0 + 27.5 = 54.5)
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4th (tie) - Alexis Mitchell (26.8 - .5 TP + 27.7 = 54.0)
4th (tie) - Bryant Turkleton Dill (27.7 + 26.3 = 54.0)
6th - Evan Carr (24.1 + 26.0 = 50.1)


March 20 Slam
1st Louise Robertson - 3 points (28 + 27.7 = 55.7)
2nd That Guy - 2 points (22.2 + 24.8 = 47.0)

March 27 Slam
1st Louise Robertson - 3 points (28.8 + 29.5 = 58.3)
2nd Hayden Brown - 2 points (29.0 + 28.4 = 57.4)
3rd Alexis Mitchell - 1 point (26.9 - .5TP + 29.3 = 55.7)
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4th - Ed Plunkett (26.4 + 27.4 = 53.8)
5th - Bryant Dill (24.6 + 28.1 = 52.7)
6th - That Guy (23.1 + 24.5 = 47.6)
7th - Evan Carr (22.9)

April 10 GRAND Slam

1st Gina Blaurock (27.5 + 28.0 + 29.1 = 84.6)
2nd Vernell Bristow (26.7 + 28.5 + 27.5 = 82.7)
3rd Louise Robertson (25.5 + 27.6 + 27.7 = 80.8)
4th Alexis Mitchell (25.6 + 27.9 + 26.1 = 79.6)
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5th Hayden Brown (26.7 + 25.9 + 26.8 = 79.4)


Total Points Awarded Going into the Grand Slam

Bracketed poets have not met the 2-slam minimum requirement
The top 8 poets listed below will be in the Grand Slam, Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The top 4 poets in the Grand Slam will be the representatives for Columbus at NPS 2013 in Boston, MA!

Louise Robertson - 9 points
Gina Blaurock - 8 points
Vernell Bristow - 5 points
That Guy - 2 points
Hayden Brown - 2 points
Scott Woods - 2 points WITHDRAWN
Alexis Mitchell - 1 point


NOTE: If the grand slam pool drops below four poets.
The order is determined first by having met the two slam requirement, then by using the poets' two best ranks.



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