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DEADLINE: 7th Annual North Carolina Chinese Language Competition

February 19, 2016

PURPOSE To provide a stage for Chinese learners across North Carolina to present their Chinese speaking skills, increase their understanding of Chinese language and culture, and inspire more local people to study Chinese.   LEVELS Contestants will be placed into two major groups (immersion & non-immersion) based on the school’s classification. Each contestant is required to specify his/her total Chinese class hours on the registration form. The judging committee will then place each contestant into a specific level based on the contestant’s length of study.   CONTESTANTS Non-heritage Chinese speakers (under age 28) who are currently living in North Carolina.   JUDGES The judging committee will include Chinese faculties from the Confucius Institute and Chinese teachers and scholars from the local community.   ORGANIZER Confucius Institute at NC State University   CONTACT ncsuci.contests@gmail.com   Please submit an online registration form at: http://bit.ly/1RwAnjV. School information and Chinese class hours must be specified.  Contestant’s level will be decided by the judging committee after the registration period ends. This form will officially close on February 19, 2016 at 11:59pm (ET).  We will not accept anymore registrations after the registration form closes, no exceptions. Be sure to check your registration and submission statuses at: http://bit.ly/1jfoBPK.   PRELIMINARY ROUND Please submit a short video through the online form http://www.jotform.us/form/52784386031155 by February 19. Contestants are encouraged to creatively showcase his/her Chinese level, acceptable ways include story-telling, reading, etc.  The video must be in Chinese and should not exceed 3 minutes in length.  Video contents must be submitted through the online form listed above, video submission through email attachments and/or other methods will not be accepted.  Video submission form will officially close on February 19, 2016 at 11:59pm (ET). Preliminary round results will be announced on March 14, 2016.   FINAL ROUND April 9, 2016  |  NC State University Campus, Raleigh, NC All finalists will be invited to compete in the final round.  During the final round, contestants will be asked to, in Chinese, give a memorized speech, describe an image, or answer a question, specific format will depend on each contestant’s level. We will announce final round details to the finalists after March 14, 2016.  Finalists who travel far to compete in the final round may apply for transportation compensation.

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February 19, 2016
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http://confucius.oia.ncsu.edu/programs-events/chinese-contests/

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