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Instructions: Please read carefully before submitting your registration

  • Please download the Microsoft Word doc and complete all fields on the form
  • Save a copy for your records
  • Submit a copy by email in Word doc format (no PDFs please) to Regie Cabico at
  • Your digital signature at the end of this form is required and is an acknowledgment that you agree to all terms and conditions described on this form and set forth on the Capturing Fire website.  If you have any questions, please send them via email to BEFORE you submit this form.
  • Early Bird Registration fee of $100 USD is submitted by Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by 11:59PM EST. After May 1 Registration fee is $130.

Registration fee includes:

  • Priority admission to and participation in Capturing Fire workshops and performances May 31 – Jun 1 at Busboys and Poets, Takoma Park, DC and Dance Exchange in Takoma Park, MD.
  • Invitation for one (1) to appreciation brunch – Date and Time TBD
  • Feature page on the Capturing Fire website
  • All fees paid are processed with PayPal which accepts major credit and debit cards
  • Your registration is not complete until both the form and payment are submitted.

Before you click on the link below to go to the Slam Poet Registration form, you will need to have the following items ready:

  • Name – Birth name or chose name is fine
  • Address, phone, email and website address (if you don’t have a website, a Facebook page is acceptable)
  • Short biography – 100 words maximum
  • Head shot – please submit as an attachment a  .jpg file of a clear, close up shot of your face with no one else in the photo. Color or black and white is acceptable.
  • Two (2) links to publish videos online of you performing your original poetry (if you don’t have any, leave this area blank)
  • Two (2) written samples of your original poetry – please submit them as Word or PDF files, max file size is 1MB

Click here to download to the 2019  Poet Registration Form (Microsoft Word doc)

Click here to pay the  Slam Poet Registration fee on PayPal

REMINDER: You are only considered registered when we receive the registration form AND your registration fee.

Thank you!