"Be Bold Be Heard".
Eshiksha invites you all to participate & test your communication & leadership skills.
The goal of the Elocution competition is to encourage the skills and talents related to the art of speaking in public for the goal of sharing one’s faith. This contest is for children between the Grades 6-12.
Entry Fees :
Rs. 100 for schools/individual
1. The topic will be informed to the participant before the competition.
2. The speech may not exceed 5 minutes in duration. The time limit will be strictly enforced. A 30 second warning will be given.
3. The speaker is expected to memorize their speech, and is not allowed to read any part of the speech from papers, notes, or cards. Use of index cards is allowed, but only for reference of outline and key points. Reading verbatim from note cards is discouraged and will result in reduction in the participants score.
Winners Criteria :
Points will be awarded based on the following criteria:
i. Greeting & Introduction of the subject
ii. Exposition of the main theme (Conciseness & Clarity of message, Originality/Points of interest, Incorporation of Personal references, Quotations & Biblical References)
iii. Moral & Practical Application
B. Speaking Presentation
i. Memorization (evaluated by pauses and amount of referring to index cards)
ii. Verbal Clarity (Annunciation and pronunciation of words, voice strength and projection)
iii. Presentation/Speaking Style (Mannerisms, Audience contact and voice modulation, Ability to keep the audience engaged by their speaking style)
eCertificate of participation to all the participants,who submit their entries.
1st Prize: First winner will get a Tablet
2nd Prize:Max upto ₹2000
3rd Prize:Cash Prize ₹1000