PRE-EVENT ONLINE COMPETITION

Welcome to the Pre-event Online Competition!
A program in The 2017 Asian English Olympics where participants from different countries can show their talented skills by submitting a video of their performance. In this program, we will open up 3 fields to compete on, namely:

  • Newscasting, where you can show your presenter skills in reading news on TV;

  • Speech, where being a good speaker who can inspire people matters;

  • Storytelling, where telling a unique, attractive story is the key.

  • This program is created to give a chance to the great talent all over Asia to join The 2017 Asian English Olympics "Live Your Aspiration”. The top 3 winners will get the privilege to get FREE registration and accommodation of The 2017 Asian English Olympics.

    What are you waiting for?
    Come join and be the representative of your country to participate in The 2017 Asian English Olympics! The program is FREE and applicable only for high school and undergraduate students.

    T E R M S

  • The program is FREE to register.
  • By joining this program, it means that the committee will have the right to publicize the video of the participants’ performance for promotional purposes.
  • Each institution is only allowed to register for a maximum number of 2 participants per field. In total, each institution is only limited to 6 participants for all fields combined.
  • Each participant is allowed to join ONLY one field in this program.
  • The submission deadline will be on January 12, 2017.
  • Any late submission will not be accepted.
  • Announcement Date: TBA.

  • Prize:
    The winner of each field in this program will get free registration and accommodation in The 2017 Asian English Olympics.

    R U L E S

  • The video resolution of the participant’s performance should be at least 480p with the ratio of 16:9 display with the preferable format video being mp4.
  • The video must be original from the participant and has never been published before.
  • You are recommended to use any kinds of things that can improve your voice to make it clear and easy to hear, as it will affect the scoring.
  • The participant has to make sure that the video is clear on both visual and audio.
  • The participant should keep the video recorded from the start until the end.
  • Materials containing pornography, violence, religion, and ethnic are not allowed.
  • All judges’ decisions and scoring results are considered final.
  • H O W   T O   S U B M I T

  • Confirm your submission by sending an email to the2017aeo@gmail.com.
  • Format for the subject of the email is: Name_Institution_Field
  • Registrants have to include information as follows:
    1. Full Name
    2. Institution
    3. Title of the Story (for Storytelling registrants)
    4. Facebook ID (optional)
    5. LINE ID (optional)
    6. Phone Number
    7. Link of the Video Uploaded (Google Drive, Dropbox, or YouTube)
    8. Student Identity Card (in the form of image)

    F I E L D S

    Newscasting Field - Asian English Olympics 2017

    NEWSCASTING (News Reading)


    Topic: "Festival"
    Dress code: Semi-formal, or in accordance to the festival

    Specific Rules:
  • Participants are allowed to bring notes.
  • Participants should create their own news and present it.
  • There is no specific festival that’s required for the participant to report, it will be the participant’s choice.
  • The use of mic will not be necessary.
  • Duration of the video should not exceed 3 minutes in length.
  • Speech Field - Asian English Olympics 2017

    SPEECH


    Topic: "Success in life"
    Dress code: Semi-formal

    Specific Rules:
  • Participants are allowed to bring notes.
  • Participants should create their own original speech.
  • The use of podium will not be necessary.
  • Your performance video should show 3/4 of your body.
  • The speech must consist of the opening, body, and conclusion.
  • Duration of the video should not exceed 7 minutes in length.
  • Storytelling Field - Asian English Olympics 2017

    STORYTELLING


    Topic: "Magical Dream"
    There is no specific dress code for this field.

    Specific Rules:
  • Participants are not allowed to bring notes.
  • Participants should create their own original story.
  • The use of property will not be necessary.
  • If you do use an existing story, you must add some modifications to the story for originality.
  • Duration of the video should not exceed 7 minutes in length.