2016 National Qualifier for the Junior High Public Speaking Championship
You are invited to the 2015 Ontario Qualifier for the National Junior High Public Speaking Championship to be held at The Bishop Strachan School on Wednesday, 9th March, 2016. Students who qualify at this event will be invited to participate in the National Championship at West Point Grey Academy, Vancouver 27-30th May, 2016
Each school may bring up to four speakers. and is asked to provide an experienced coach or senior student to judge. We will also provide trained judges so that there are at least three in each room. Students participate in:
3:45 - Registration and snacks
4:15 - Briefing
5:00 - Round 1: Persuasive Speaking
6:00 - Dinner
6:30 - Round 2*: Interpretive Reading or Solo Acting
7:30 - Impromptu Speaking
8:45 - Presentation
9:00 - Depart
*Once registered, students may not change category.
Registration (maximum 60 students):
The dress is business attire. Students who attend schools with uniforms are asked not to wear their uniforms.
Getting to the school
The school is 298 Lonsdale Road and is close to the TTC. We are a 10-minute walk from St. Clair West subway station or a five-minute walk from the Warren Road streetcar stop. Unfortunately, there is no parking on campus. Please enter through the front Lonsdale Road entrance. Student pickup should also be on the Lonsdale driveway.
Any questions about this event, please contact Brendan Lea, email@example.com