The 7th Annual Sanctified Slam

The 7th Annual Sanctified Slam was held at John A Patten Recreation Center on December 6, 2007. You can watch the entire contest on-line. This is the same version that was broadcast on WYHB TV59 in Chattanooga TN.

The 6th Annual Sanctified Slam

6th Annual Sanctified Slam PictureJohn A Patten Recreation Center hosted the 6th Annual Sanctified Slam on Friday, December 1, 2006 at 7:00 PM.

The contestants for the event where (right-left above) John Mannone, Gail Dawson, David Crownover, Karie Ballentine, Almeda Plymale, Tip Sanders, Kim Tucker, Gary Hart, and Annie Scott(not pictured).

You may listen to the audio version of the 6th Annual Sanctified Slam online

The Sanctified Slam is two things: it is a specific type of poetry contest and it is exclusively Christian. This exciting type of poetry contest has grown tremendously since the first poetry slam was held in 1986 by the Chicago poet, Marc Smith.

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