Slam Sunday - Poetry Prize Money

Dublin, IE

What are we looking for?

We are looking to fund a monthly prizepot of €150 for each of the 12 shows over the next year (June 2014-May 2015).

Who are we?

Slam Sunday is a monthly competition for performance poets. It happens on the first Sunday of every month in Accents Coffee and Tea Lounge in Dublin city centre, Ireland. Any poets can enter and 12 competitors are selected at random from the sign up list on the night. 5 judges are also selected at random from the the audience.

There have been 7 shows since the first competition in October 2013. So far we have given away €840, with over 20 poets winning a prize at some stage.

How will the prize money be awarded?

Prize money will be paid on the night to 5 poets

  • 1st prize - €60
  • 2nd prize - €30
  • Joint 3rd prize - €20
  • Joint 3rd prize - €20
  • Audience vote prize - €20

Why is this imporatant?

Slam Sunday acts as a performance space and meeting place for spoken word poets in Dublin. It is an opportunity for a wide slection of poets to get on-stage time in front of a big crowd. It's also a friendly and welcoming atmosphere which encourages new writers to get up and perform.

Does all the money raised go to the performers?

All the money raised through this campaign goes to the performers. Additional funds will be raised on the night of each show through voluntary contributions (admission to the show will always be free). These additional funds will help pay the adminstrators (MC, scorekeeper) and also cover overheads such as printing costs.

The owner of this project has not made any updates yet.

Users details

Aidan Murphy
Days to go
EUR €1,296.84
72% raised of our EUR €1,800 goal
Minimum EUR €900
This project ended on Sunday, Jun 15th - 13:00

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Good Karma

€1.00 or more : Do something nice and make the world a friendlier place. You will be happy and content that much poetry will be written and performed. Your reward will be a feeling of well-being and a balancing of karma. Thank you!


Help Out

€5.00 or more : A Slam Sunday Badge. Your name of the Wall of Thankyous.


Audience Choice Prize

€20.00 or more : A copy of the Slam Sunday 2014 poetry zine A Slam Sunday badge


Runner Up Prize

€30.00 or more : A copy of the Slam Sunday 2014 poetry zine A Slam Sunday badge. Your name on the Wall of Thanks.


First Prize

€60.00 or more : Coffee and cake for 2 people A copy of the Slam Sunday poetry zine 2014 A Slam Sunday badge Your name on the Wall of Thanks


Show Sponsor

€150.00 or more : One of the monthly shows is dedicated to you. Your name will appear on the facebook event page publicising the event. A Slam Poem written for you on the subject of your choice. A sofa reserved with coffee and cake for two people. You get a copy of the Slam Sunday poetry zine for 2014. A Slam Sunday badge.