Whether you enter the contest or merely participate by being in the audience, come experience the skills and variety of approaches applied to speaking the written word.
Judging will be based on how well characters’ lines are delivered, how effectively descriptions are conveyed, and on how well audience attention is captured. Pacing of the story will also be taken into consideration.
Participation is limited to 6 people, on a first-come-first-entered basis. Pre-registration will be allowed by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org starting March 15th. Due to demand, if you pre-register and are not in the room by 5 minutes after the start of the contest, your place may not be held. Registration is also allowed at the contest.
Traditionally, the contest is held on Friday at 5:00 p.m. The reading selections will take between 5-6 minutes each to read. If there are only three, or fewer, participants, contestants may read a second selection.
This year’s selections were made on the theme of characters who experience down the rabbit hole like situations.
The selections for this year are: