Competition rules

  • A single static PowerPoint slide is permitted.  No slide transitions, animations or 'movement' of any description are allowed.  The slide is to be presented from the beginning of the oration.
  • No additional electronic media (e.g. sound and/or video files) are permitted
  • No additional props (e.g. costumes, musical instruments, laboratory equipment) are permitted
  • Presentations are limited to 3 minutes maximum and competitors exceeding 3 minutes are disqualified
  • Presentations are to be spoken word (i.e. no poems, raps or songs)
  • Presentations are considered to have commenced when a presenter starts their presentation through either movement or speech
  • The decision of the adjudicating panel is final
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