Writers' Block Poetry Night
2012 Slam Season

Rose Smith - 2012 Writers' Block Women of the World Grand Slam Champ

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Below, see how as the pool of candidates grew from week to week, all vying to be the representative at the 2012 Women of the World Poetry Slam

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WOWps 2012 Pool

Sept. 28, 2011 Slam (3 minute & minute rounds)
1st Rose Smith - 3 points (28.4 + 25.8 = 53.8)
2nd Izetta Nicole - 2 points (26.6 + 25.9 = 52.5)
3rd Beverly Wilkinson - 1 point (24.5 + 24.7 = 49.2)
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4th - Alexis Mitchell (23.1 + 25.3 = 48.4)


Oct. 19, 2011 Slam (3 minute & 1 minute rounds)
1st Louise Robertson - 3 points (28.8 + 26.3 = 55.1)
2nd Ara Harris - 2 points (25.6 + 29.2 = 54.8)
3rd Gina Blaurock (tied with Izetta Nicole) - 1 point (26.3 + 27.6 = 53.9)
3rd - Izetta Nicole (tied with Gina Blaurock) - 1 point (26.1 + 27.8 = 53.9)
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5th - Paula Lambert (26.0 + 27.5 = 53.5)
6th - Alisa (28.6 + 27.7 - 2.5 TP = 52.8)
7th - Beverly Wilkinson (26.6 + 25.1 = 51.7)
8th - Alexis Mitchell (25.4 + 26.1 = 51.5)




November 16, 2011 Slam (2 minute & 1 minute rounds)
1st Izetta Thomas - 3 points (28.2 + 28.7 - .5 TP = 28.2 = 56.4)
2nd Rose Smith - 2 points (25.6 + 28.9 = 54.5)
3rd Gina Blaurock - 1 point (26.8 + 27.1 = 53.9)
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4th - Louise Robertson (26.0 + 27.6 = 53.6)
5th - Ara Harris (27.0 + 25.4 = 52.4)


November 30, 2011 Slam (3 minute & 3 minute rounds)
1st Rose Smith - 3 points (25.4 + 28.4 = 53.8)
2nd Alexis Mitchell - 2 points (23.3 + 25.6 = 48.9)


Total Points Awarded
The top 8 poets listed below will be in the Grand Slam

1) Rose Smith - 8 pts., 2) Izetta Nicole - 6 pts., 3) Louise Robertson - 3 pts., 4) Ara Harris - 2 pts., 4) Gina Blaurock - 2 pts., 4) Alexis Mitchell - 2 pts. , 7) Beverly Wilkinson - 1 pt.


* Bracketed poets have not yet met the 2 slam requirement.

December 7, 2011 GRAND SLAM Results

1st and WOWps rep - Rose Smith (27.2 + 28.5 + 26.9 = 82.6)
2nd - Louise Robertson (28.5 + 27.3 + 26.5 = 82.3)
3rd - Ara Harris (27.3 + 26.3 + 27.5 = 81.1)
4th - Izetta Thomas (26.9 + 27.0 + 26.9 (-0.5 TP) = 80.8)
5th - Alexis Mitchell (25.4 + 24.9 (-1.0 TP) + 27.5 = 77.8)

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