Before you register, please indicate your agreement to the Terms of Participation below. Note that each iSpeak Contest candidate should register once only.I, the candidate, & my parents/guardians acknowledge that that we have read and agreed to the General Terms of Participation, including the collection, use and distribution of personal data (see below)
Here's a reminder of the payment steps : • All candidates need to pay a registration fee of SGD 45 to participate in the Local iSpeak Contest• Registration fees must be made using Flywire* as part of the registration process. Non-receipt of payment can result in disqualification*Flywire is a payment gateway which allows you to securely make payment from overseas, often in your local currency. using various home country payment options such as bank transfer, credit card, e-payments, e-wallets, etc – all with no additional fees.• After payment is made , please copy the payment ID you see on the final screen (see picture below - circled in red) and paste it to the 'Flywire Payment ID' below to complete the registration. Your payment ID should be in the format ISPXXXXXXXXX where X=digit (there should be 9 digits)
Payment Type - Select 'Individual' for one Flywire payment transaction for ONE candidate. Select 'Bulk' if you are making one Flywire transaction payment for a few persons; note that you will need to state the names of students in Flywire 'Remarks'.
Just a reminder of the video requirements : • Videos must be in MP4, WMV, WEBM, FLV or AVI formats• Length of video to be between 1 to 2 minutes long • Videos uploaded before the Local iSpeak registration deadline to either Youtube or Tudou video sharing sites only, with published dates easily found• Videos uploaded must remain available for viewing to viewers outside candidate’s country up to 6 months following Local iSpeak registration deadline• Every candidate should precede their recording with the following introduction : ‘My name is <<student’s name>> and I am <<student’s age>> years old this year. I am from <<student’s country>> and am currently studying in the <<student’s school name>>. My topic for today is ‘Why my school is the best’• Videos should have clear audio with minimal echo, static or other excessive noise • Recordings should include the entire upper body (waist up) to show speech and facial expressions/hand gestures of the candidates• Video images should be stable, not jerky • Videos are recorded using single-camera setup• Videos not be edited in any way, such as, by adding text, graphics, images, special effects etc