Dalmasse Sterner Steel City Invitational
2023 — Pittsburgh, PA/US
Selections used in this event must be in poetic form. Speeches and selections from drama are not to be used. The reader must hold the book or manuscript.
Each reader shall give a brief introduction to the reading. The purposes of the introduction are to arouse the interest of the audience and to provide the necessary background for the reading.
The contestant may sing up to 30 seconds when singing is part of the original selection. Violations will result in disqualification from the tournament.
The maximum time limit for the reading, including the introduction, shall be ten minutes. NO MINIMUM TIME REQUIREMENT.
In all individual events, a grace period of thirty (30) seconds over the event is permitted without penalty. If a student is more than thirty (30) seconds over, that student may not be ranked first. Excessive overtime violations should be penalized more harshly.
Any questions regarding rules infringements should be brought to the attention of the Tabulation Room staff and not the student.