The Bigfoot Poetry Festival

will return June 13 - 15, 2024.

Team registration opens at 12:00pm P.T. on January 20th, 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)

The Bigfoot Poetry Festival is sponsored by RACC for 2024!

We are extremely grateful to have been awarded a grant by the Regional Arts & Culture Council for our 2024 festival. This grant has gone towards helping us cover many things, including artwork, advertising, venue rentals, and 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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