The ICNA-MAS Annual Convention team invites the Muslim Youth to showcase its talent at the Spoken Word Competition. We’ve organized an event based on the theme of the convention,  “WE THE PEOPLE”. We wish you the best of luck, and we are excited to experience the talent of Muslim Youth In shaa Allah.

  • THEME:     WE THE PEOPLE
  • Room:  158AB  Saturday, April  11, 2020 at 3:35 – 5:00 pm
  • ALLOTED TIME:  3 mins max – MUST be relevant to this year’s theme of the convention
  • A short bio (for us to introduce you to the stage with)
  •  Your name, and age (participants must be over the age of 14)
  • JUDGEMENT CATEGORIES
    • PERFORMANCE / DELIVERY / STAGE PRESENCE (30)
    • WRITING STYLE / CREATIVITY / STRUCTURE (30)
    • SUBJECT RELEVANCE (20 POINTS)
    • APPROPRIATE: CONTENT / PHYSICAL APPEARANCE (20 POINTS)
  • TIME DEDUCTIONS :
    • FIRST 10 SECONDS (4 POINT DEDUCTION)
    • 30 SECONDS (7 POINT DEDUCTION)
    • 45 SECONDS (10 POINT DEDUCTION)
    • 1 MIN (DISQUALIFIED)
  • INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT : 
    • FIRST TIME (5 POINT DEDUCTION)
    • SECOND TIME (10 POINT DEDUCTION)
    • THIRD TIME (DISQUALIFIED)
  • DIVISIONS
    • 16 AND UNDER
    • 17 and up
    • (1ST & SECOND)
  • CONTENT SUBMISSION : 
    • MUST SUBMIT POEMS (submission link coming soon)
    • DEADLINE IS April 17, 2019 by 11:45 pm (may close earlier if reach full capacity)
    • TOP TEN WRITTEN POEMS FROM EACH DIVISION SELECTED
    • CONTESTANTS MUST ATTEND INTERVIEW/ORIENTATION AT CONFERENCE BEFORE COMPETITION/
    • PLEASE BRING 3 PRINTED COPIES OF YOUR POEM FOR JUDGES

Please keep in mind that performers focus only on spoken word; no singing or instruments in the competition.

If you have any questions, or would like more info, just shoot us an email at: info.thestrangers@gmail.com and we will get back to you ASAP

*** Winner gets to performs at the entertainment session***