Saints Classic

2023 — Ridgeland, MS/US

Dramatic Interpretation

Abbreviation A-DI
Format Speech
Entry Fee $13.00
Entry Limit Per School 10
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:


  • The selection shall require no more than ten minutes. There is a 30-second grace period. Students who exceed the time limit by more than 30 seconds should not be given first place in the panel. There is no official minimum time limit.

  • The selection should be a cutting from a single published work such as a novel, short story, play, or poetry. Recorded material that is not printed and published is prohibited. Monologues are acceptable. The original source of the piece must be a present and a digital copy of the cutting should be available at the tournament for verification purposes.

  • The selection should be serious in tone

  • The selections must be memorized. Students are free to move, but should remember that this is a contest in interpretation, and not in solo acting.