“Poetry is what happens when nothing else can.”  Charles Bukowski

Louder Than a Bomb 2017

Split This Rock Youth Programs is proud to announce the return of Louder Than a Bomb, the largest youth poetry competition and festival in the DMV!  Between April 22nd and May 13th, teenage poets from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will come together to participate in friendly slam competition and several city wide workshops.  The Grand Slam Finals on Saturday, May 13th will culminate the festival, where one team will be crowned the 2017 LTAB DMV Champions!    

Registration for the event is now open!  The online registration will close at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 14th, 2017.  There are a limited number of slots available, so please make sure to register your team early if you want to secure a spot in this amazing event!

Please click on the following links for more information regarding the event, and please read the following information carefully before completing registration.

To register your team, please click on the following link!