SCRIPT SUBMISSION

MANDATORY ELECTRONIC SCRIPT SUBMISSION

OPENS: December 12th
DEADLINE for submission: January 14th at 11:59pm CENTRAL standard time.
DEADLINE for approval of scripts with needed corrections: January 19th at 11:59 PM CENTRAL standard time.

The purpose of script submission is to ensure adherence to event rules and honor God. All scripts must be submitted by January 14th at 11:59pm. You will receive an email notification if any corrections are needed. Your script will need to be corrected and re-submitted within 24 hours of email notification. All approvals must be complete by January 19th, at 11:59 PM CST. Please be prompt to submit your corrections in order to provide the time for approval before the 19th deadline. This will reduce stress for everyone. Doesn't that sound nice?! You will receive a confirmation email once your script has been approved. Please save a copy of this approval email on your phone or print out to have with you at check in.

There will be NO on-site submission. We have a "no script, no compete" policy. Failure to submit scripts by the deadline will result in being dropped from the event. Failure to complete and re-submit corrections for approval by the 19th will be dropped from the event. Appropriate drop fees will be assessed.

As always, if there are extenuating circumstances, please contact us!

WHO: Competitors who are entered in the following events must submit scripts for approval :

• Interpretive Speeches: Dramatic, Duo, Humorous, Open
• Platform Speeches: Expository, Original Oratory, Persuasive
• Wild Card Speech: Oratory Analysis

Watch the tutorial!
Just 6 minutes will save you (and us) loads of time!

HOW:

1. READ THE RULES for your speech event here:
2. READ THE SCRIPT PREP INSTRUCTIONS & OBTAIN FORMS here:
3. PREPARE your SCRIPT SUBMISSION FORM with your parent or coach. Include initials and signatures. Be sure "Diamond" is listed as the tournament.
4. COMBINE each speech into a single file in PDF or JPEG only. Scan into a single file or use a file joiner such as:
PDF FILE JOINERS
PDFsam Which downloads free to your computer
PDFmerge Which allows you to merge via the website
• To make PDF's of printed docs with your phone, search your app store for "PDF Scanner App"
5. SUBMIT SCRIPTS HERE

HELP:
• Stoa Publication Guidelines: Guidelines
• Citations Help Page: Citations
QUESTIONS?