The 14th Hong Kong Students Speech Competition

Objective

The competition aims to encourage children to build up their confidence and enhance their pronunciation and communication skills.

Eligibility

The Competition opens to all Kindergarten and Primary school students. The candidate might choose to compete in more than one group, but only one piece in each category should be entered.

Language

Mandarin, Cantonese, English (can be participated at the same time)

Grouping

Language Group Category
Mandarin, Cantonese Kindergarten (K1、K2、K3)* Nursery Rhyme、Verse Speaking、Classical poem
Primary (P1-P2)* Verse Speaking、Classical poem、Prose Speaking
Primary (P3-P4)* Verse Speaking、Classical poem、Prose Speaking
Primary (P5-P6)* Verse Speaking、Classical poem、Prose Speaking
English Kindergarten (K1、K2、K3)* Nursery Rhyme、Verse Speaking
Primary (P1-P2)* Verse Speaking、Prose Speaking
Primary (P3-P4)* Verse Speaking、Prose Speaking
Primary (P5-P6* Verse Speaking、Prose Speaking

 

*** Only one piece in each category should be entered. (Selection from your own poems, and a copy of poems must be submitted with the application form.)

* The group according to the 2021-2022 school year.

Scoring Standards

Candidates will be judged on intonation, voice, articulation, rhythm, movement, presentation, eye contact, emotion, cooperative, and appeal. Adjudicator has the right and full discretion on all artistic matters.

Competition Schedule

7th August 2022

Competition Venue

HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity

No.135, Junction Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Prize

  • Score sheets will be given to all participants at the end of the competition.
  • The First-, Second-, or Third-prize winners will be awarded with trophies and certificates in each group.
  • “The Outstanding Award” winner must score 80 marks or above and completed in a group of more than 10 candidates.
  • Award for Excellence Guidance School will be presented to school with the highest aggregate scores and the most winners.
  • Award for Active Participant (School) will be presented to school with the most participants.
  • Award for Excellence Guidance Tutor will be presented to teacher with the highest aggregate scores and the most winners.
  • Award for Active Participant (Tutor) will be presented to teacher with the most participants.
  • Other participants are recognized based on their final scores:

“Certificate of Merit“: a score of 70 or above

“Certificate of Participation“: a score of 69 or below

  • Adjudicators have the rights of deciding not to give any prize or to eliminate the prizes of the group if the skills demonstrated by the participants have not reached the winning standard.
  • The Organizing Committee and adjudicators have the authority to make changes on the prize and grouping arrangement in accordance to the competitors’ standard and number of participants in each particular group without prior notice.

Application Fee

HK$280 per entry

 

Application Procedure

Download Application form

Download Group Application Form

 

  1. By Mail

Cheque should be made payable to【Star Kids Art Development Centre Limited】 with the name of candidate, competition, group and the contact number on the back and mail it together with the application form to:

 

Room 705, 7/F., Office Plus@Prince Edward, 794-802 Nathan Road, Kowloon

Postdated cheques will not be accepted.

 

  1. By Mail, Fax or E-mail

Application fee should be sent to the authorized account as follows:

 

Bank of China (Hong Kong) account # 012-601-1-0206416

Please send us a copy of bank receipt (noted the candidate’s full name, competition’s name, group and contact number) together with the application form by mail, fax or e-mail.

 

Address: Room 705, 7/F., Office Plus@Prince Edward, 794-802 Nathan Road, Kowloon

Fax Number: 3423 4500

E-mail Address: info@hk-starkids.com

 

Deadline

  • BY 22nd July 2022
  • The competition details will be announced on our web site 5 days before the contest day, candidates should be responsible to check it online. There will be NO notice given ahead of the competition. Refund and rescheduling are not allowed for late candidates and absentee.
  • Application form received after the deadline will not be accepted, unless an extra fee of HK$50 is received.

 

Competition Arrangementsand Other Rules

  • Competitor may enter more than one category.  However, within each application, competitors should only enter one category.  Failing to comply with this will result in disqualification.  No refund will be made for disqualification.
  • The Organizing Committee reserves the rights to cancel any competition level if necessary. In case of any cancellation, the affected candidates will be notified and the application fee will be refunded.
  • All candidates must stay until the end of the competition.
  • Competitors who arrive late will be allowed to perform on stage, but may not compete for any prizes. Judges will provide late competitors with a written assessment, but will not award a score. If latecomers have not arrived by the final round of the competition will be considered “no-shows”, and will not be permitted to perform on stage. The application fee will NOT be refunded.
  • The result will be announced at the end of the competition.
  • The Organizing Committee reserves the rights to change any competition arrangement (e.g. performing order, date, time, etc.) if necessary. The affected candidates will be notified.
  • The Organizing Committee DOES NOT accept any request to change the competition arrangement (e.g. performing order, date, time, etc.).
  • Maximum time limits must be strictly observed competitors may be stopped and/or disqualified if they go over. Adjudicator has the right and full discretion to stop performance at any time.
  • Any hints given to the contestant are forbidden during the competition. The organizing committee has the right to disqualify any contestant who fails to obey the rule.
  • The organizing committee has the right to disqualify any contestant who violates any of the rules and regulations. No refund of Application Fees will be given under these circumstances.
  • The organizing committee reserves the right of final decision in case of uncertainty or dispute.
  • The organizing committee reserves the right to amend or rescind any regulation, award or judge pertaining to the Competition without any prior notice.
  • The application must be deemed complete and accurate, and fees paid. Otherwise, the application will not be processed and the candidate will be disqualified. The applicant will not receive any notice for any incomplete entries, and the application fee will not be refunded.
  • Please fill in the application form carefully, HK$ 50 is charged for each change to any information in your submitted application.
  • All rounds of the competition will be recorded and videotaped. The copyright of all audio and visual recordings belongs to the properties of the organizer.
  • The Organizing Committee has the exclusive rights of the competitors’ image, information, and work. All of the information and recordings may be used for advertising purposes.
  • Application is not complete until the application fee has been received. Once application has been submitted, no changes are allowed.
  • In the event of a dispute, the Chinese version of this prospectus is definitive.
  • For further details and updates, please visit our website: www.hk-starkids.com

For any enquiries, please email to info@hk-starkids.com or WeChat ID : starkids2639 or Whatsapp : +852 6764 4244 or Facebook : starkidsart or contact us by 31156841.

 

                                      

                                                                 

 

 

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