Victorious Voices vie for top spots

Victoria’s Secondary School Slam Championships, is back.

Widely recognized as one of the most inspiring and powerful poetry events of the year, Victorious Voices, Victoria’s Secondary School Slam Championships, is back.

This weekend will see eight high school poetry slam teams competing for the city championship. They will share their truth and stories as part of a raucous night of spoken word.

The show features DJ Big Tiny Smalls, alumnus of honour Anna-Maria Landis and Victoria Poet Laureate Janet Rogers.

All the action is at the Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St., April 15 for the semi-finals where every team will compete and the top four teams are chosen for the finals. On April 16, Still Victorious – Alumni Showcase will feature some Victoria’s most talented young spoken word artists. April 17 is finals night with Big Tiny Smalls on the decks, Rogers opening the night and the Alumnus of Honour Showcase. Watch as the top four teams compete for the Vic Voices Championship.

The doors open at 7 p.m. admission is $5 at the door.