Southwest Shootout

Saturday Jul 21, 2018

423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 768-3522
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Phone: (505) 768-3544

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Teams from the Southwest take on ABQ for bragging rights to the championship.

Teams from the southwest roll into town to take on ABQ for bragging rights to the 2018 Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam championship. For more information please visit


ABQ Slams is Albuquerque's premiere live poetry organization. Host to a slew of poetry slams, open mics, & featured events.

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Southwest Shootout Poetry Slam invites the best of the West

This week, Albuquerque welcomes slam poetry teams from all over the region to the 15th Annual Southwest Shootout Poetry Competition. Stellar poets from Colorado, Texas, California, Nevada, Arizona and—of course— New Mexico will be braving the spotlight in order to flex their metrical prowess for the public.

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