2011 National Poetry Slam

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NPS2011
Boston-Cambridge, MA
Tuesday, 9 August 2011 to Saturday, 13 August 2011

Tournament Champions: Slam Nuba, Denver, CO

Group Piece Champions: Albuquerque, NM

Finalists

  1. Slam Nuba, Denver, CO
  2. Nuyorican Poets Cafe, NYC, NY
  3. Providence Poetry Slam, Providence, RI
  4. Writing Wrongs, Columbus, OH

Semi-finalists

5th Place:

  • SlamMN, Minneapolis, MN
  • Urbana, NYC, NY
  • Legendary Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Oakland Poetry Slam, Oakland, CA
  • Beltway Poetry Slam, Washington, DC

6th Place:

  • Da Poetry Lounge, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fort Worth Poetry Slam, Fort Worth, TX
  • Soapboxing, St. Paul, MN

7th Place:

  • SlamCharlotte, Charlotte, NC
  • Busboys & Poets, Washington, DC
  • Berkeley Poetry Slam, Berkeley, CA
  • WU Slam, St. Louis, MO

8th Place:

  • Second Tuesday, Portland, ME
  • Mercury Cafe, Denver, CO
  • Salt City Slam, Salt Lake City, UT
  • louderARTS, NYC, NY

For the remaining rankings, please visit the Prelim Scores page.

Number of Teams: 
76
Number of Bouts: 
38
Number of Rounds: 
2
Number of Semi-final Bouts: 
4
Number of teams per bout: 
4
Number of Teams per Semi-final: 
5
Number of Teams in the Finals: 
4