SCORING UP TO 90 POINTS
DURATION APPROXIMATELY 5-7 HOURS
DEADLINE REGIONAL COMPETITION JANUARY 25, 2014
The national website has a step-by-step guide for moving through the TEAM PRESENTATION component of the Future City Competition. You can visit that site or follow along with the links below.
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 lose points.
- 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 City
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: