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Thursday, August 5, 2010

National Poetry Slam rankings after two days

NATIONAL POETRY SLAM 2010
St. Paul, MN August 3-7

ROUND 1 RANKS
Team Rank Total Score
1 The Nuyorican Slam Team - New York City, NY 01 117.7
02 Boston - Cantab - Boston, MA 1 114.3
03 Soap Boxing - St. Paul, MN 1 114
04 Atlanta Art Amok - Atlanta, GA 1 113.8
05 San Francisco - San Francisco, CA 1 113.7
06 ABQSlams - Albuquerque, NM 1 112.1
07 SlamCharlotte - Charlotte, NC 1 111
08 Fort Worth Poetry Slam - Ft. Worth, TX 1 109.6
09 San Diego Slam Team - San Diego, CA 1 109.3
10 Loser Slam - Long Branch, NJ 1 109
11 SlamRichmond - Richmond, VA 1 108.8
12 Slam Nuba - Denver, CO 1 108.5
13 Slam New Orleans - New Orleans, LA 1 107.9
14 San Francisco - San Francisco, CA 1 107.4
15 Team Dallas - Dallas, TX 1 106.2
16 Java Monkey - Decatur, GA 1 104.4
17 Slam Free or Die - Manchester, NH 1 103.4
18 Bull City Slam - Durham, NC 1 102.3
19 Empire MindState - Pomona, CA 1 100.6
20 SlamRichmond - Richmond, VA 2 112.8
21 Intangible Slam - New York City, NY 2 112.8
21 Denver Mercury Slam - Denver, CO 2 112.8
23 Eclectic Truth - Baton Rouge, LA 2 111.7
24 Poets Anonymous - Delray Beach, FL 2 111.1
25 San Jose Poetry Slam - San Jose, CA 2 110.7
26 Vancouver Poetry Slam - Vancouver, BC 2 108.7
27 VIP - Houston, TX 2 107.9
28 Berkeley Poetry Slam - Berkeley, CA 2 107.7
29 Puro Slam - San Antonio, TX 2 107.6
30 Austin Poetry Slam - Austin, TX 2 107
31 Milwaukee Poetry Slam - Milwaukee, WI 2 106.8
32 Mental Graffitti - Chicago, IL 2 105.7
33 louderArts - New York City, NY 2 105.4
34 Life Sentence Slam - Fairfield, CA 2 104.2
35 Austin Neo Soul - Austin, TX 2 103
36 Brass Knuckles - Los Angeles, CA 2 102.7
37 Santa Cruz Poetry Slam - Santa Cruz, CA 2 99.1
38 Writing Wrongs - Columbus, OH 2 98.8
39 Dallas Poetry Grind - Irving, TX 3 111.1
39 Urbana - New York City, NY 3 111.1
41 Punch Out Poetry Slam - Minneapolis, MN 3 110
42 Madison Slam - Madison, WI 3 108.4
43 Second Tuesday Slam - Portland, ME 3 107.7
44 Neo/Byte This Slam - Detroit, MI 3 107.5
45 Seattle Poetry Slam - Seattle, WA 3 106.8
46 11th Hour Poetry Slam - Washington, DC 3 106.5
47 Houston Poetry Slam - Houston, TX 3 105.6
48 SlamMN! - Minneapolis, MN 3 105.3
49 FlagSlam - Flagstaff, AZ 3 104.2
50 Slam Nahuatl - Richmond, VA 3 102.8
51 Steel City Slam - Pittsburgh, PA 3 102.7
52 Mesa Slam Team - Mesa, AZ 3 101.9
53 Hampshire County Slam Collective - Amherst, MA 3 101.7
54 Green Mill Poetry Slam - Chicago, IL 3 101
55 Slamarillo Poetry Slam - Amarillo, TX 3 99.5
56 Salt City Slam - Salt Lake City, UT 3 98.6
57 Ozark Poetry Slam - Fayetteville, AR 3 96.7
58 Killeen Poetry Slam - Killeen, TX 4 110.6
59 Piedmont Poetry Slam - Winston Salem, NC 4 109.8
60 Punch Out Poetry Slam - Minneapolis, MN 4 107.9
61 Mill City Slam - Lowell, MA 4 107.5
62 HawaiiSlam - Honolulu, HI 4 106.7
63 Oakland Poetry Slam - Oakland, CA 4 106.5
64 Portland Poetry Slam - Portland, OR 4 106
65 Boise Poetry Slam - Boise, ID 4 105.1
66 Red Dirt Poetry Slam - Oklahoma City, OK 4 102.6
67 Writers Block - Columbus, OH 4 101.9
68 Silver City Slam - Silver city, NM 4 101.3
69 Piedmont Poetry Slam - Winston Salem, NC 4 100.5
70 Ocotillo Slam - Tucson, AZ 4 100.1
71 Spokane Poetry Slam - Spokane, WA 4 99.1
72 Toronto Poetry Slam - Toronto, ON 4 97.8
73 The Percolator Slam - El Paso, TX 4 97.1
74 WORDPULP Poetry Slam - Oklahoma, OK 4 96.5
75 Palatine Poetry Slam - Palatine, IL 4 78.8
76 Team Cleveland - Cleveland, OH 4 0


Bout 12 - ( Tues - Camp 9 PM ) - Houston's score was adjusted after the resolution of a protest.
Bout 16 - ( Wed - Wild Tymes 7 PM ) Team Cleveland's rank and score were adjusted after protest.

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