Story Telling is one of the competitions in English Week where students will have the opportunity to improve their skills in speaking and delivering a story to the audience using English. Through Story Telling, students are expected to be more creative regarding to delivering a story using English Language.

Main Theme: Enhancing Global Generations’ Intercultural Literacy for Better Humanity

Sub Theme: The Role of Z Generation as a Hero for Better Humanity

  1. Indonesian Heroes
  2. Foreign Heroes


Time: 18 November 2019

Place: Faculty of Languages and Arts, State University of Surabaya


  1. This competition is an East Java open competition which is available for active senior high school students.
  2. Each school may send five students for maximum.
  3. Each school needs to send at least 5 students to support each of their representatives.
  4. The participant may join more than one competition in English Week XXIV, but the issues regarding the timetable of the competitions are not committees’ responsibility.
  5. The participants must prepare two different stories; one for the preliminary round and another one for final round.
  6. Participants are prohibited to plagiarize / copy stories directly from any sources without editing.
  7. The participants must send the both scripts for preliminary and final rounds in the following format: School Name_Name__preliminary/final round (e.g. SMA Budi Luhur_Bintang Permata_Preliminary round/Final round)
  8. Send the scripts to with the subject “Story Telling Competition_School Name” to pass the plagiarism checks on 28 October – 4 November 2019 before 1.00 p.m.
  9. If the plagiarism check exceeds 30%, the scripts will be returned. The revised script may be submitted before 8 November 2019 at 1.00 p.m. maximum.
  10. The announcement of the final result of plagiarism check will be announced via email on 11 November 2019 (1.00 p.m. maximum). If the text still contains 30% of plagiarism or more, the participants will be automatically disqualified.
  11. The participants who do not follow the plagiarism check will be automatically disqualified.
  12. On the competition day, the participants must submit 4 hardcopies of each script (preliminary script and final script) to the committee before they perform. (3 for the judges, 1 for the participant.)
  13. Participant is expected to come at least 30 minutes before the competition starts to complete the second registration.
  14. The second registration will be opened at 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., and cannot be represented by anyone else. All participants must complete the second registration as the requirement to enter the competition room. The participant who has not completed the second registration is not allowed to enter.
  15. Participant who comes late is still allowed to join the competition without any additional time.
  16. The participant who does not attend second registration will be disqualified.
  17. If the participants do not come on the day of the competition, they will be considered withdrawing themselves from the competition (the registration fee cannot be refunded).
  18. Participants must wear an ID card and contestant number during the competition. These will be given on second registration.
  19. Participants must prepare their own costumes and properties.
  20. Participants must obey every rule of English Week XXIV


  1. Rules of the competition will be read by the committee at 8:15 a.m.
  2. The competition will start at 8:30 a.m.
  3. The order of participants’ performance is determined by the order of second registration. Those who come late will be the last performers.
  4. Competition will be divided into two rounds:
    1. Preliminary Round :
      1. Each participant has 5 minutes to deliver the story.
      2. Scoring is based on:
        • Pronunciation and Grammar (25%)
        • Content (25%)
        • Word Choice (20%)
        • Performance:
        • Facial expression and body language (20%)
        • Costume and properties (10%)
      3. Five participants will be selected to go to final round.
    2. Final Round :
      1. Each participant has 7 minutes to deliver the story.
      2. Each participant needs to deliver different story from preliminary round.
      3. The participant will take the sequence number.
      4. Scoring is based on:
        • Pronunciation and Grammar (25%)
        • Content (25%)
        • Word Choice (20%)
        • Performance:
        • Facial expression and body language (20%)
        • Costume and properties (10%)
  5. Each participant must stay at the competition venue until the competition ends.
  6. Participants and the supporters must remain silent when the other participants are delivering his/her story.
  7. Each participant should pay attention to the time keeper in the venue.
  8. Performances over the given duration will be cut by the committees.
  9. None of the participants is allowed to read any script or notes when delivering the story.
  10. The winners will be announced on the date of the competition.
  11. All the participants must obey the English Week XXIV rules.
  12. Judges’ final decision CANNOT be changed.


  1. Snack + Lunch
  2. ID Card
  3. Certificate


  1. First Winner: Trophy + Certificate+ IDR. 1.500.000,-
  2. Runner Up: Trophy + Certificate + IDR. 1.200.000,-
  3. Third Place: Trophy + Certificate +IDR. 1.000.000,-
  4. First Runner-up: Trophy + Certificate+ IDR. 500.000, –
  5. Second Runner-up: Trophy + Certificate+ IDR. 300.000, –


  1. Make sure all the registrants’ names written in the registration form are correct (full name) according to the name written on the students’ ID card.
  2. The submitted name CANNOT be changed. Any kinds of misspelling / writing errors are not the responsibility of committee.
  3. The name written on the certificate is according to the one written in the registration form. Once again, the committee will not be responsible if the participant’s name written on the certificate turns out to be wrong.
  4. Any revision of the submitted data is acceptable MAXIMUM on 31 October 2019. Participants may contact the following number regarding the issue: Anita Valeri Regita (0895388131187)
  5. The committee WILL NOT accepts any revision regarding the participants’ data and/or the certificate on the day of the competition.