Castle Classic NIETOC Bid at Greeley Central

2021 — NSDA Campus & Zoom, CO/US

Creative Storytelling (Synchronous)

Abbreviation CStory
Format Speech
Entry Fee $8.00
Entry Limit Per School 5
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

TOURNAMENT WEBSITE FOR HELP & INFORMATION for judges, coaches, & competitors:

Creative Storytelling Rules:

A. The best creative storytelling will utilize narration and characterization.

B. No stage accessories may be used in Creative Storytelling except one chair.

C. Acting is permissible as characterization is essential in some types of stories.

D. Fifteen minutes prior to speaking, the competitor shall draw three story outlines in the Draw room run by tournament officials (not the judge). The competitor shall immediately choose one of the three outlines drawn and return the two unused outlines.

E. The competitor cannot leave the preparation room until time to speak, nor can the competitor receive help from a coach or any other student. No reference material or notes will be allowed during the preparation time. A scratch pad may be used to put down notes and ideas for the presentation, but may not be used during the presentation.

F. The competitor shall present his/her topic slip to the judge. Failure to speak on the topic chosen will result in the competitor being ranked last in the round.

G. Time limits of the presentation will be not less than 3 minutes and not more than 5 minutes. There will be a 30-second grace period. Competitors who go outside the 30-second grace-period will be ranked last in the round, provided all timing rules were followed and time signals were given.