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Entry Deadline - Inaugural Teen Speech Contest

When:
Monday, April 15, 2019
Where:
Online Video Submission
Lafayette Learning Center
CA  

Contact:
Nancy Giere
Category:
Special Events
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted
$10.00

This is the registration to compete in the Teen Speech Contest. Friends and family of entrants who wish to attend the event should register here.

Click here to download a flyer about this event



Theme:  What would you do to make the world a better place?

 

Eligibility: open to all high school students who are attending high school in SF Bay Area as of 5/1/2019

 

Prizes:

  • 1st place $750
  • 2nd place $500
  • 3rd place $250

 

How to enter

  • Prepare a 5-7 minute speech incorporating the theme "What would you do to make to world a better place".
  • Submit your entry via a private Youtube or Vimeo page LINK, or any web-based video location you choose. We need a direct link to your speech.
  • We will not accept any video files, such as mp3 or mp4.
  • Timing begins when you utter the first sound.
  • Actual time may go up to 7:30. And all videos must be at least 5 minutes.

The way you choose to interpret the theme is up to you but original content is required.



Contest Details
:

Round One:

  • The first 100 electronic submissions will be accepted. 
  • Deadline for 100% electronic submissions: midnight April 15th.
  • The ten finalists chosen from the submissions will be notified no later than May 15th.

Round Two:

  • Finalists from round one will compete in person on June 22nd at a Live NSA NC Contest in Lafayette, CA.
  • Three Winners will be chosen: 1st place ($750), 2nd place ($500), and 3rd place ($250).
  • Family and guests are welcome but RSVP's are required.

Cost: The entry fee is $10. There is no fee for the live contest event.

 

Judging:

  • A panel of judges comprised of professional speakers who are members of the National Speakers Association will review all submitted videos and select finalists and judge the Final Contest.
  • Judging of the videos will not depend on the quality of the video, itself, but rather speech content and presentation skills.

How to Enter:

  • Prepare a video of your speech, incorporating the theme
  • Speech must 5 to 7.5 minutes long
  • Only video links will be accepted
  • YouTube is recommended for submission
  • Timing begins when you utter your first sound

Contest chairs: Janice Litvin & Nancy Giere

 

Direct all questions and submission links to Nancy@NancyGiere.com or Janice@JaniceLitvin.com

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