Canada’s oldest youth spoken word arts festival is back, and better than ever!  Victorious Voices 2017 takes place April 18th to April 20th, and will feature performances, workshops, and a high school poetry slam tournament.  We’re pleased to offer a daytime showcase that’s perfect for getting your students excited about poetry: the All Star Slam.

The All Star Slam is a head-to-head-to-head battle between Victorious Voices Festival artists (see next page) from across Canada, who compete in a three-round poetry slam. Student judges pick the winner!  This year we’re offering two All Star Slams: one in Duncan, and one in Victoria.

Cowichan Valley All Star Slam

April 18th @ Cowichan Performing Arts Centre

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM


Victoria All Star Slam

April 19 @ Victoria Event Centre

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM

“The All Star Slam surprised many students who see poetry as a BAD thing…. I think we will have some future slam poets coming out of our school now!” – Christine Knight, Carihi Secondary School

Tickets: $5/student, FREE for teachers/chaperones

To book tickets for the Cowichan Valley show, buy through Cowichan Performing Arts Centre.  (Contact shayne at to book comp tickets for teachers/chaperones.)

To book tickets for the Victoria show, contact shayne at

Thanks to our generous sponsors:




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