The Bigfoot Poetry Festival

is coming June 13 - 15, 2024.

Sixteen teams. Three days. One grand prize.

The Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam is a three-day poetry festival and competition happening in Portland, OR. The top four teams in the competition receive prize money, and there are a slew of free events. Come create your own legend.

Want to help support the Bigfoot Poetry Festival?

All donations go directly towards putting this poetry festival on for another year - any amount is appreciated!

Congrats to our 2023  Slam Winners: Team TBD!

Team TBD (left to right: Will Nu’utupu Giles, Jae Nichelle, Bella, Ebo Barton, and Christopher Diaz) are our second ever winners of the Bigfoot Regional Poetry Slam! Congratulations to these poets, and to the other teams who competed and placed.

First Place: Team TBD (Portland, OR / Seattle, WA)

Second Place: Fountain City Poets (Kansas City, MO)

Third Place: Berkeley Slam (Berkeley, CA)

Fourth Place: Portland Poetry Slam (Portland, OR)

We are sponsored by Portland Events & Film and the RACC for 2024!

We are extremely grateful to have been awarded grants from both the Regional Arts & Culture Council and Portland Events & Film for our 2024 festival. These grants have gone towards helping us cover many things, including artwork, advertising, printing, venue rentals, equipment, and so much more!

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Bigfoot’s whereabouts are a mystery, but the Bigfoot Regional can be spotted on Instagram and Facebook.

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