Dalmasse Sterner Steel City Invitational

2023 — Pittsburgh, PA/US


Abbreviation POE
Format Speech
Entry Fee $6.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

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.