George McGovern Invitational

2017 — Mitchell, SD/US

Poetry

Abbreviation: Poetr
Type: Speech
Entry Fee: $6.00
Entry: 1 people per entry

Event Description:

This event consists of interpreting a selection of poetry. The contestant should choose poetry to develop one theme or to illustrate the abilities, moods or characteristics of one author. If they choose to develop a theme, the contestants may select the works of one or more authors. In any case, the poetry may be one long selection, a cutting from a longer selection, or a series of short selections. The contestants may include in their presentation such introductory or transitory remarks as are necessary to establish mood and to orient the audience properly. The poetry in the selection must have been copyrighted and published in either electronic or print form and be available to the public. The maximum time of presentation, including the introduction and transitory remarks, is ten minutes. The use of a manuscript is optional.