Speech Competition

DESCRIPTION

English Speech Competition is aimed to develop participants’ skill in public speaking and to see the ability of the participants in clarifying a statement. Each participant will perform individually. This year, English Week XXIII has “Discovering the Magnificence of Cultural Diversity to Embrace the World” as the theme.

TOPIC

Qualification round:

  1. The importance of promoting the local culture to the younger generations
  2. Understanding cultural diversity as the key to a peaceful world
  3. The cultural awareness in millennial era

Final round: (on the spot)

PARTICIPANT

  1. Participants must be the active high school students in East Java (open). It means that “participants outside East Java are also welcomed.” (SMA/SMK/MA)
  2. Each school may have maximum 5 students to join the competition.
  3. The participant may join more than one competition(s) in English Week XXIII, but the consequence of the schedule which has the same time with other competitions is not committee responsibility.
  4. The participant must attend 30 minutes before the competition starts.
    • Re-registration will be opened at 06.30 a.m. to 07.15 a.m.
    • Speech contest will be started at 07.30 a.m.
  5. The participant who does not attend re-registration will be disqualified.
  6. If there is a participant who does not come on the day of the competition, he will be considered withdrawing himself from the competition (the fee cannot be withdrawn).
  7. The participant must attach an ID card and a performing number during the competition.
  8. These will be given on re-registration.
  9. The participant must wear an appropriate outfit (besides school uniform).
  10. The participant must obey every rule in English Week XXIII competition.

TIME AND PLACE

Date: Sunday, November 4th 2018

Place: State University of Surabaya (Lidah Wetan), Faculty of Languages and Arts, T8 Building.

Details:

  • T8.03.01 (Companion’s Room)
  • T8.03.02 (Participant’s Room)
  • T8.03.03 (Room A)
  • T8.03.04 (Room B)

RULES OF COMPETITION

Qualification round:

  1. All participants must deliver a speech about one of the topics based on the lots that they pick randomly in the participant’s room.
  2. Plagiarism is prohibited. The speech delivered must be originally made by the participants. The participants can look for models of speech performances but they are not allowed to copy the content of the speech. They can use the references and sources.
  3. The participants will be separated into two rooms with two judges for each class.
  4. The participants will have the lots 10 minutes before their turn.
  5. The participants will be called to the room (A/B) while the rest of the participants will wait in the participant’s room.
  6. There will be two sessions in each room (A/B) with 15 participants for each session.
  7. The participants will be called 3 times upon their performances. If the participants do not answer or do not present, they will get the last turn to perform.
  8. The participants are given 5 minutes of minimum time and 7 minutes of maximum time to deliver the speech.
  9. Each room will have 5 finalists to compete in final round.
  10. Warning Signs: Green paper means 5 minutes of performance has passed, Yellow paper means 1 minute left, Red paper means the maximum time is over and the participant must stop the performance.

Final round:

  1. The participants will have 5 minutes of minimum time and 7 minutes of maximum time for “impromptu speech” challenge and 3 minutes of Question and Answer session.
  2. There will be two topics that given on the spot and the participants are allowed to choose one of those topics.
  3. The participants will have 15 minutes for the preparation. Sources can be from internet.
  4. Final round will be scored by 4 judges.

REGISTRATION GUIDELINES

  1. The registration will be opened in two phases;
    • The first phase will be opened on September 3 – 18, 2018 with Rp. 130.000 as the registration fee.
    • The second phase will be opened on September 21 – October 22, 2018 with Rp. 150.000 as the registration fee.
  2. The registration will be closed when the quota is fulfilled.
  3. The maximum quota for speech competition is 60 participants.
  4. The committee will not accept any payment for the registration on the day of the competition.
  5. The participants should attach a contact person on registration form. Any information related with the competition will be sent to the attached number.

SCORING

Qualification round:

  • Language Use (words choice, sentence patterns and pronunciation)
  • Delivery (timing, gestures, eye contact, voice volume and intonation)
  • Content (the suitability of the speech with the topic (does not offend others)
  • Organization (the ability to organize the speech from beginning to the end)

Final Round:

  • Language Use (words choice, sentence patterns and pronunciation)
  • Delivery (timing, gestures, eye contact, voice volume and intonation)
  • Content (the suitability of the speech with the topic (does not offend others)
  • Organization (the ability to organize the speech from beginning to the end)
  • Comprehension (the ability to understand the content of the speech)

FACILITIES

  1. All participants will get an ID card, performing number, certificate, snack, and lunch box.
  2. Transportation and accommodation are not provided by the committee.

REWARDS

  • First Winner: Trophy + Certificate + Rp. 1.500.000,-
  • Second Winner: Trophy + Certificate + Rp. 1.200.000,-
  • Third Winner: Trophy + Certificate + Rp. 1.000.000,-
  • First Runner Up: Trophy + Certificate
  • Second Runner Up: Trophy + Certificate

IMPORTANT POINTS

  1. The participants are only allowed to bring a small note (an outline) during the performance.
  2. Each participant is only allowed to have one companion to watch the performance in the main room both in qualification round or in final round.
  3. Transportation and accommodation are not provided by the committee.
  4. For documentation, the participants may contact the committee (a flash disk is required).
  5. There is no Technical Meeting. Therefore, each participant should pay attention to the rules given.
  6. The judges’ decision cannot be changed.
  7. For further information, please contact the Contact Person:
    • For speech competition: Zeni (085645174514)
    • For registration information: Miranda (08121558240)

Speech Competition's Document Regulation

ATTENTION

  1. Make sure all the registrant’s names which are written in the registration form (Google form) are correct (complete name) with the correct spelling as it is printed on the Family registration card/student card/identity card (KK/KTP/Kartu Pelajar) in order to avoid mistyping on the participant’s certificate.
  2. The committee is not responsible for participants’ typing/writing errors.
  3. Any kinds of misspelling in the certificate CANNOT be changed.
  4. The changes of the participant that has been registered ONLY CAN BE DONE MAXIMUM on October 22nd, 2018, by contacting Miranda (08121558240) to give the confirmation.
  5. The committee is not responsible for the participants’ changing on the day of the competition.
  6. The team who does not re-confirm the registration will BE DISQUALIFIED.
  7. The participant can take part in more than 1 competition, and make sure it is not crash with the other competition’s schedules that have been chosen.
  8. The committee is not responsible for the participants’ crashed competition.
  9. If there is additional information will be sent via SMS to the CP written in the registration form.
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