Due to unforeseen circumstances, Eleven O Eight Poetry Presents: Battleground has been cancelled. Refunds will be automatically issued to all ticket buyers.

MetroTix will automatically issue a full refund to the credit card used for the original ticket purchase. Please allow up to 10 business days for the refund to reflect on your account.

Join Eleven O Eight for a special event where poets will face off in a team battle for a grand prize of $1000 and Eleven O Eight Winners trophy. Eleven O Eight is a very special platform designed to put a spotlight on poetry and the creative arts. They utilize their resources to support young poets and creative artist from diverse backgrounds who often do not have access to outlets or opportunities to develop and improve their gifts and talents.

Eleven O Eight is in the process of implementing a youth poet and writers Mentorship program in the fall of 2022.


  • Choose a teammate
  • Each team is given 15 minutes to present with a topic of the teams choice.
  • Teams will be judged based on stage presence, voice and articulation, creativity, teamwork and overall performance. Click here to register.