Purpose: Select students to represent school for the outside competition.
每位學生只能代表學校參加一項校外演講比賽。第一名學生代表參加ACS，ACS滿額後將代表參加慈濟演講比賽.若有放棄名額， 學校會按照成績自動補上直到補足參賽配額。, 由於主辦單位有不同的年齡組和 不同的名額數量，學校會按照主辦單位規定的年齡及校內選拔的成績作出決定派學生代表。
Student Representatives Selection:
Each student can only represent MD for one competition. The first place student will be representing MD to attend ACS and it continues on till the quota for ACS being filled up and then students will be representatives to attend Tzu-Chi. In the event of anyone forfeiting his/her right, the runner-up will take the spot till the entire quota being filled up. (School will decide upon the rules of the hosting organization to send representative students.) Our school will designate the representative students according to their age groups and number of participants that regulated by the hosting organizations.
Date/Time: 10am on February 29th, 2020
Qualification: Ming De students age 5 (5 after 12/31/19) and above are all welcome.
4 groups：1.lower grade （under 9）2.Middle grade（9～13）3.Upper grade（14～17）4. CSL (Chinese as 2nd language)
鼓勵參加請學生能把講稿背下, 但沒有規定一定要背稿。 (原則上學校鼓勵學生們儘量為原則，背稿可增加演講的流暢度。)
Audition topic: Students prepare their own speeches. We encourage participants to memorize their speeches, but it’s not mandatory. We hope to see more students get involved.
Speech time: 2 minutes to 3 minutes.
Sequence: By drawing on the day of speech contest in different groups.
Scoring criteria: pronunciation, intonation, speech delivery/phrasing; Appearance/attitude
Contest Judges: We will invite members from Chinese schools and the Chinese community.