Celebrating 15 Years of CFSW

Slam Tournament

Are you excited for the 2018 national slam competition? We are! SPOCAN has drawn the preliminary bout schedule for this year, and it looks AH-mazing! Check it out to see who's participating and where you can find them performing.

2018 CFSW Preliminary Bout Draw

Festival schedule

Check out our exciting program, with a mix of showcases, slam competitions, workshops, community events, panels, and more! Full details and descriptions are available on our workshops, panels and showcases pages.

View the festival program


This year’s CFSW theme is Community and while we intend to focus on the many forms that relationships can take within the spoken word community, we're also looking to explore a diversity of submissions that explore the theme of community from outside our immediate group.

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