Poets qualify for this show by accumulating enough slam points in the most recent 3 month period. Usually you need at least about 7 points.
Poets get 7 points for a win, 5 for second, 3 for third, and 1 for all other participants and the host.
The winner from this slam will have a spot in the Final Slam-off, to be held on Tuesday, April 24th
Poets who have qualified for Quarter-Finals are:
Good Ghost Bill
Since 11 poets have qualified, if one poet drops out then we will compete with the normal number of 10. If two poets drop out, however, then there are two poets with tying scores that will then have spots to compete in the quarter finals. They are
***These Poets have Already Qualified for Slam-off 2012:
Christopher Michael (won IWPS qualifier)
Kevin Burke (won QFinal #3)
Mal (won QFinal #2)
Lacey (won QFinal #1)
If one of these three drops out of Slam-off, this would advance poet #2 from whichever qualifying bout they were in. Currently, this means that if Lacey drops out then Cupcake advances. If Christopher drops out then Mal advances. If Mal drops out... the poet in third that night advances, and etc. As you can see... this means that if Christopher drops out and Mal advances, then that poet would also advance. Complicated! :D
See this sheet for full info & Super-Totals (for semi-finals):