DFW Open Speech Contest
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Contest Rules (Group 1, Group 2, and Group 3)
Participants must be present at the briefing for the contest.
All participants must speak from the designated speaking area and meet the speaking time requirement.
Participants must follow the theme of the contest.
Age Requirement: ( Click on the highlighted text for tips and suggestions )
Group 1 Time— 3 to 4 mins. (10 yrs. to 13 yrs.) Humorous Speech
(Participants must speak for at least 3 minutes to qualify and will be disqualified at 4 minutes and 31 seconds.)
Group 2 Time— 1 to 3 mins. (6 yrs. to 9 yrs.) Storytelling
(Participants must speak for at least 1 minute to qualify and will be disqualified at 3 minutes and 31 seconds.)
Group 3 Time— 1 to 2 mins. (14 yrs. to 17 yrs.) Impromptu Speech
(Participants must speak for at least 1 minutes to qualify and will be disqualified at 2 minutes and 31 seconds.)
6. Winners will be announced when all the participants in the group have presented their speeches and judges have been given time to evaluate scores.
7. All participants will receive a certificate of participation.1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive a trophy and certificate in each category.
8. Parents and friends, please do not take pictures or videos of the event except for your participant is on stage.
9. The judges’ decision will be final.