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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Yorkton Story Slam 2021

In-person

Performance Storytelling Writing & literature
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Date and time

Location

Yorkton Public Library

93 Broadway Street W

Yorkton, SK

Access

Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.

About

Yorkton’s 6th annual Story Slam is a storytelling competition presented by the Yorkton Arts Council in partnership with the Parkland Writers Alliance and the Yorkton Public Library.

A maximum of 10 writers will tell their stories. Entries are accepted on a first come first serve basis. Entry Deadline: Monday October 18, 2021

All stories must be original and unpublished.

Authors will each have five minutes to tell their stories. After 5 minutes a one point penalty will be issued. After 7 minutes the gong will sound and the author will be asked to leave the podium.

There is no age limit or theme. Keep in mind that this is a family friendly event.

Stories will be judged by a panel of 5 local judges. Marks are issued out of 10 for each story. The marks will be totaled for the final score.

The winner will be awarded a $100 prize, have their story featured in the Yorkton This Week newspaper, on the Yorkton Arts Council website and more!

Masks and proof of vaccination will be required.

Organizer

Yorkton Arts Council

The Yorkton Arts Council is a non-profit organization and registered charity founded February 1, 1966 dedicated to connecting our community to the arts. Our mission is to provide opportunities to engage in the arts through inspiration, education and entertainment. The Yorkton Arts Council’s programs include the Stars for Saskatchewan concert series, Performing Arts in Schools, Sunflower Art & Craft Market, Community pARTners Gallery (located in the Yorkton Public Library), Yorkton Story Slam, Culture Days and additional performances and workshops.

Contact

This event is part of a hub:

Culture Days Yorkton 2021

Angelina Kardynal Yorkton, SK

Culture Days Yorkton is a celebration of art and culture in our community. An exciting selection of art and culture events and activities will take place indoors, outdoors and online for 4 weeks starting September 24th through October 24th.