Youth Storytelling Contest Guidelines and Entry Form

YOUTH STORYTELLING CONTEST

   

WE HAVE EXTENDED THE DEADLINE FOR THE STORYTELLING CONTEST.  PLEASE CALL THE FINE ARTS CENTER BY APRIL 9 TO BE INCLUDED IN THE CONTEST.   435-723-0740


This contest was scheduled for Friday, March 26 at 4:00 pm at the Fine Arts Center, 58 South 100 West, Brigham City. Interested persons need to call and register their intent on or before Wed. March 24. There is no fee for entering. Winners will be invited to perform at the Youth ART-TELL awards presentation Tuesday, April 13 6:00 pm. This is an especially great experience for theater students.


First place prize of $20 will be awarded. An additional prize is being offered to the classroom with the most significant participation. All entrants must be from Weber, Box Elder, or Cache County.


CATEGORIES: Grades K-2, grades 3-5, grades 6-9


JUDGING CRITERIA:

A copy of the judging criteria is posted below:
Telling the story from memory, having an engaging introduction, poise, enunciation, voice expression, eye contact,
facial expression, body language, appropriate gestures, pacing, enthusiasm, connection, satisfying ending, and uniqueness of telling.

Stories need to be 3 to 7 minutes in length. Students will be expected to announce the title and the source of the story: ie author, or origin of the story. See full page of guidelines on website or at the Fine Arts Center. Additional points will be given for tying the story in to this year’s ART-TELL theme of “Spice of Life”.


We will have at least three judges, representing storytellers and educators from the community.