Writers' Block Poetry Night
2013 Slam Season

Louise Robertson - 2013 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 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam

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WOWps 2013 Pool

Oct. 10, 2012 Slam (3 minute & minute rounds)
1st Rose Smith - 3 points (26.4 + 27.4 = 53.8)
2nd Gina Blaurock - 2 points (26.1 + 27.2 = 53.3)
3rd Louise Robertson - 1 point (26.6 + 26.6 = 53.2)
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4th - Alexis Mitchell (22.9 + 25.2 = 48.1)
5th - Kelly Stumbaugh (20.7 + 21.4 = 42.1)

Oct. 24, 2012 Slam (3 minute & 1 minute rounds)
1st Rose Smith - 3 points (28.7 + 29.2 = 57.9)
2nd Vernell Bristow - 2 points (28.6 + 29.0 = 57.6)
3rd Gina Blaurock - 1 pt. (29.2 + 28.2 = 57.4)
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4th - Izetta Nicole (29.1 + 28.6 - 1.5 TP = 56.2)
5th - Louise Robertson (25.8 + 29.0 = 54.8)
6th - Alexis Mitchell (26.4 + 27.3 = 53.7)

Nov. 14, 2012 Slam (2 minute & 1 minute rounds)
1st Vernell Bristow - 3 points (25.5 + 26.9 = 52.4)
2nd Gina Blaurock - 2 points (26.1 + 25.7 = 51.8)
3rd Izetta Nicole - 1 point (24.7 + 27.0 = 51.7)
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4th - Alexis Mitchell (26.7 - 1.5 + 25.7 = 51.5)
5th - Louise Robertson (25.7 + 25.5 = 51.2)
6th - Rose Smith (23.8 + 25.5 - .5 = 48.8)


Nov. 28, 2012 Slam (3 minute & 3 minute rounds)
1st Louise Robertson - 3 points (27.2 + 28.0 = 55.2)
2nd Izetta Nicole - 2 points (26.3 + 28.1 = 54.4)
3rd - Gina Blaurock - 1 point (24.8 + 26.9 = 51.7)
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4th - Alexis Mitchell (24.8 + 25.9 = 50.7)
5th - Kamelle (24.9 + 24.5 = 49.4)


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

1) Rose Smith - 6 pts.
1) Gina Blaurock - 6 pts.
3) Vernell Bristow - 5 pts
4) Louise Robertson - 4 pt.
5) Izetta Nicole - 3 pt.



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

December 5, 2012 GRAND SLAM Results

1st and WOWps rep - Louise Robertson (27.6 + 28.1 + 29.5 = 85.2)
2nd - Vernell Bristow (28.7 + 28.4 + 28.0 = 85.1)
3rd - Izetta Thomas (29.3 + 27.5 + 27.7 = 84.5)
4th - Gina Blaurock (27.8 + 27.4 + 28.8 = 84.0)
5th - Rose Smith (27.1 + 28.0 + 27.7 = 82.8)

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