PLEASE READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION TO ENSURE A SMOOTH SCRIPT APPROVAL:

Script Submission will be ALL ELECTRONIC. There will be NO on-site script submission for the PHC Challenge Speech Tournament.

DEADLINE for all script submission will be midnight Friday, February 25th.

Students who are entered in in the following speeches MUST submit their scripts electronically and have it approved before competing:

Interpretive Speeches: Dramatic, Duo, Humorous, Open
Platform Speeches: Expository, Original Oratory, Persuasive
Wild Card Speech: Oratory Analysis
Do not wait until the deadline to submit your script. You will want to have time to make corrections and resubmit your package before the deadline.

HOW TO OBTAIN IN-CLUB APPROVAL:

To receive In-Club Approval for your script, please have one of your speech club leaders verify that your script is in compliance with the Stoa Script Submission Checklist and sign this In-Club Script Approval Form. You must submit the signed In-Club Script Approval Form along with all other required documents as listed below in order to qualify for the In-Club Approval deadline.

HOW TO SUBMIT ELECTRONICALLY:

1. The deadline for script submission is midnight on Friday, February 25th.

2. Scripts need to be saved as one file in this order (Submission form + script + highlighted copy) ALL SCANNED IN TOGETHER as one file.
Then the name of the file should be saved in this format: Event—Last Name(s), First Name(s)--Title of Speech. 
For example: DUO--Cummings,Jim - Lopez, Kristen--Winnie the Pooh  or EXPOS--Windsor, Elizabeth--Royal Castles. 

3. Submit by email to 
Your email subject line should read the same as the title of your file: Event— Last Name(s), First Name(s)—Title of Speech (for example, Expos - Kirk, James T.—The Prime Directive).

4. Important: If you make any changes to your script after you submit it, you will need to resubmit your script submission package by the deadlines stated above.

5. Please do not submit zipped or shared files. If your file size is too large to send by email, please use this link to compress your .pdf files. (https://smallpdf.com/compress-pdf)

6. Please email scripts to julie.orcino@yahoo.com

STOA RULES:

When submitting electronically, the same forms, signatures, and formats are required as when submitting scripts on-site. Please check the recent rules on the Stoa website:

Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation:https://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Interpretation-Script-Submission-2021-2022-1.pdf

Open Interpretation:https://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Open-Interpretation-Script-Submission-2021-2022.pdf

Duo Interpretation: https://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Duo-Interpretation-Script-Submission-2021-2022.pdf

Expository, Original Oratory, Persuasive, Demonstration:https://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Platform-Script-Submission-2021-2022-1.pdf

Oratory Analysis: https://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Oratory-Analysis-Script-Submission-2021-2022-1.pdf

Refer to Easy Bib when creating your Citation pages. http://www.easybib.com/

Please go over the checklists linked above with your coach or parent before sending us your material.

DO NOT EMAIL OR SUBMIT A SCRIPT SUBMISSION THAT IS MISSING ANYTHING INCLUDING YOUR PHYSICALLY SIGNED SCRIPT SUBMISSION FORMS.

Additional Recommendations:

When you submit your complete script package electronically and receive an approval email, your email submission is complete. You do not need to submit a hard copy at the tournament.

As an added backup, you may want to cc your own email when you send your script submission and keep that email in your inbox until after the tournament.

Please note, all electronic scripts will be deleted at the end of the tournament in order to safeguard the integrity of your script.