When: Sat., May 7, 1-9 p.m. 2016
Eight high schools representing Mecklenburg, Gaston, and Buncombe counties will participate in an all day poetry slam and festival at ImaginOn on Saturday, May 7, 2016. The afternoon preliminary bouts will be at 1 PM and 3 PM with the Championship Finals beginning at 7 PM in the Wells Fargo Theater. The competing schools are: Harding, Garinger, Northwest School of the Arts, West Charlotte, South Mecklenburg, Myers Park, Ashbrook, and Asheville High Schools. This event is sponsored by BreatheINK Youth Poetry Initiative and the Teen Loft at ImaginOn.