Due to the March 23, 2020 NM DOH Public Health Order, These Event Listings Are Not Accurate!
All non-essential businesses are closed, public gatherings are prohibited!
(One day some of these events will be rescheduled or will resume, but they are not happening now!)

Nerd Slam and Haiku Death Match

Basho Boxing

Image by Clarke Condé

Get your nerdy self on down to Tractor Brewing Wells Park by 12:30pm with a $5 sign-up fee on Saturday, Aug. 10 to sign up to compete in either the Nerd Slam or Haiku Deathmatch at the Nerd Slam & Haiku Deathmatch: Southwest Shootout Poetry Slam. Poetry titans and haiku warriors start the war of words at 1pm and continue on until 4pm when the winner-take-all prize money is awarded to the champion. For more information on this free event, see (Clarke Condé)

Saturday Aug 10, 2019

1800 Fourth Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 505-243-6752
Website: Click to Visit


Tractor Brewing Wells Park

Phone: 505-243-6752
Website: Click to Visit

Hear local poets battle for the big prize.

SW Shootout Regional Poetry Slam Championship--Nerd Slam & Haiku Death Match

 ABQ Slams hosts the Nerd Slam and Haiku Death Match as part of the 16th Annual Southwest Shootout. Free and open to the public. Register to compete on site. Sign up to slam at 12:30. Bookworks is a sponsor of this slam and will provide prizes to the winners.The Shootout Regional Poetry is a ticketed event, but the Slam Championship is free.