The video below is available on the national website and hosted on YouTube. It addresses
the importance of good communication skills and has tips for a successful TEAM PRESENTATION.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO REMEMBER ABOUT YOUR PRESENTATION
When developing your TEAM PRESENTATION remember these important things so you don't
Your presentation can only last 7 minutes. Make sure you practice your presentation
and know how long it will take. During the judging a timer will be present and they
will cut you off at 7 minutes. if you go over the time limit you will lose points.
You may not use electronic devices in your presentation. Only you and your team mates
plus two presentation boards.
Teamwork is essential. All members of your team should contribute to the presentation
and be able to answer questions.
Your model is an important visual aid in your presentation
You may use flip boards or foamcore boards in your presentation. If you use a single
board it cannot exceed 60” (W) x 36” (H). If you use two boards they cannot exceed
30” (W) x 36” (H) each.
You may handout a single sheet of paper with important information about your Future
When making your TEAM PRESENTATION remember to present your Future City from the perspective
of different people who would live there, like the mayor, a city engineer, or a citizen.
You will need the following forms: the TEAM PRESENTATION RUBRIC explains the scoring of
this important component of the competition. You should review it prior to getting
started and cross check with it when your essay outline is fleshed out.
You will need to submit a COMPETITION EXPENSE Form as part of the paper work for the
Competition. This form can be found under Competition Forms in the column to the left
or you can download it by clicking on the link below: