Bible Scripture Reading
Bible Scripture Public Reading
Open to grades from 3rd through 6th.
Contestants (3) must be registered in school office by September 17th. These forms will be picked up by an Academic Rodeo representative on September 18th or the school may email them to Jeff McClendon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Competition site: North Ridge Church of Christ
Sunday, September 23, 2018
3rd Grade 4:00 – 5:30 pm
4th Grade 5:30 – 7:00 pm
5th Grade 7:00 – 8:00 pm
6th Grade 8:00 – 9:00 pm
1. Contestants may use the King James or NIV Bibles. Students should provide a short introduction and conclusion that explains where their passage is located in the Bible and why they chose it. Bible passage must come from concurrent scriptures. The selection must include a minimum of 3-4 verses from the Bible. A single verse is not enough. Example: Matthew 3:1-15.
Grades 3/4- Time Limit – 1-2 minutes
Grades 5/6 –Time Limit – 3-4 minutes
2. Bible Scripture Reading will be judged by a point system similar to the Speech contest. Contestants will be judged in areas such as enunciation, poise, voice tone & etc. (see following score sheet).
3. Face & hand expressions ONLY. NO costumes or props!!!
4. Schools are responsible for selecting top 3 candidates in each grade. (NO ALTERNATE)
5. All contestants should arrive 15 minutes early for their contests.
6. Each contestant will be assigned a number.
7. Contestants may use notes, read the scripture, or memorize for extra points.
8. An adjustable podium can be provided.
9. Small children should be left out of the speaking room. Audience members will be allowed to enter and exit between speeches. Room will be cleared after each grade level.
10. There will be three judges and a person to greet and register each contestant.
11. Each participant will receive a ribbon. First place in each contest level will receive a $30 Walmart Gift Card**, Second place will receive a $20 Gift Card and Third place will receive a $10 Gift Card. **This is a correction from the catalog.
12 Free tickets will be given to each participant.
13. Winners will be announced immediately following the judges' decision in the East Room.