Spoken Word Competition

Spoken word poetry on Islamic Civilization and Pride


  1. Your poem should focus on the words themselves, the dynamics of tone, gestures, and facial expressions.

  2. You should express important inspiring ideas, views or experiences pertaining to the theme (Islamic Civilization and Pride) in an exciting way.

  3. Your words should be vehicles for emotions, feelings, and inspiring a sense of shared experiences in the listeners.

  4. You may use video and audio recording or perform your poem live in front of the judges.
  5. Your poem should be 15-20 lines long.

Participants? Grades 8-10 (Optional) - Grades 11-12 (Mandatory)

Participants will be pulled out of their classes to perform in front of the judges on

01/30/14 for Grades 8, 9, 10, & 12

01/31/14 for Grade 11

Winner Selection

Winners will be selected based on the judges votes.

1st place winner will receive a $50 VISA gift card

2nd Place will receive a $35 Visa gift card

3rd place will receive $25 visa gift card

Winning poems will be posted on BHA’s social media sites and newsletter.