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2017 Houston Regional Speech Contest

  • University of St. Thomas - ANDERSON HALL 3800 Montrose Boulevard Houston, TX, 77006 United States (map)

The Houston Regional Japanese Language Speech Contest will take place on February 18, 2017.

Japanese language learners of all levels and ages in the Greater Houston area will demonstrate their oral Japanese communication skills for a chance to compete at the 28th Annual Texas State Japanese Language Speech Contest. 

The contest strives to bring together the Japanese and American communities to advocate for an to celebrate Japanese language learning, and to encourage students to further their understanding of Japan, its people, and its culture.

For more information on contest divisions, format, eligibility and rules, please review the contest handbook.

Click here to register online.  Registration closes on January 31, 2017.


CONTEST SCHEDULE

945 AM            Opening Ceremony

1015 AM            Preliminaries

  • Division I: Poetry
  • Division II: Haiku
  • Division IV: Free Speech w/ Text
  • Division V: Free Speech Aurora
  • Division VI: Free Speech College and University

1230 PM            FINALS (open to the public)

  • 1240 PM            POETRY
  • 1305 PM            HAIKU
  • 1330 PM            FREE SPEECH w/ TEXT
  • 1400 PM            FREE SPEECH AURORA
  • 1440 PM            FREE SPEECH COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY
  • 1520 PM            SKIT    

1630 PM            Closing Ceremony/Awards Presentation


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