Grand Tournament 2018 – Schedule *subject to change*

By Writing Knights Press

This is the tentative schedule, assuming that we’ll have a full program for each event.
Venue A – The Local 135 6th St NW
Venue B – IKON Images Art Gallery 221 5th St NW
Venue C – Avenue Arts & Kathleen Howland Theatre 324 Cleveland Ave NW

Friday July 27th
6:30pm – Soundcheck @Venue A and B
7pm – 9pm – Program 1 – Venue A
7pm – 9pm – Program 2 – Venue B

Afterward, attendees and competitors are invited to partake of the local night life. Canton, Ohio has many wonderful bars and restaurants close to the venues.

Saturday July 28th
10am – Vendors set up on Court Ave
11am – Vendors open for business on Court Ave
11:30am – Sound check @Venue A, B and C
12pm – 2pm – Program 3 – Venue A
12pm – 2pm – Program 4 – Venue B
12pm – 2pm – Sonnet Slam – Venue C (possibly upstairs stage)

2pm – 3pm – Lunch break – Please partake of our vendors as well as the local restaurants and eateries.
3pm – 3:30pm – Open stage @Venue A, B and C – Short poems, share the stages. Chill time.
3: 30pm – Soundcheck @Venue A, B, and C

4pm – 6pm – Program 5 – Venue A
4pm – 6pm – Program 6 – Venue B
4pm – 6pm – Haiku Joust – Venue C (Possibly upstairs stage)

6pm – 7pm – Dinner Break, Written Judging Dinner

7pm – Finalists Announced

7:30pm – Soundcheck @Venue C (Kathleen Howland Theatre)
8pm – Vendors may start clearing out, but are free to stay til 10pm
8pm – 10pm – Finals Program – Venue C (Kathleen Howland Theatre)
10pm – 10:30pm – calculating/talk among yourselves – Venue C
10:45ishpm to End – Awards Ceremony – Venue C

After the Awards Ceremony, attendees and contestants please partake of the local night life. Canton, Ohio has many wonderful bars and restaurants which are accommodating of most dietary restrictions.

Source:: Writing Knights Press