Spoken Word Comp

Spoken Word Comp2018-03-01T12:26:27+00:00

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 50 Years of ICNA serving the Deen of Allah in the United States of America,  “Sharing Islam, Serving Humanity”. We wish you the best of luck, and we are excited to experience the talent of Muslim Youth In shaa Allah.

  • THEME:     SHARING ISLAM, SERVING HUMANITY
  • Room:  318-320  Saturday, Mar. 31st at 3:35 – 5:00 pm
  • ALLOTED TIME:    3 minutes
  • 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 Mar. 23, 2018 by 11:59 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.

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

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