registration fee

early bird
Rp 300.000
normal price
Rp 350.000

What is it

The speech competition will be a fresh category that invites participants to stimulate their imaginative minds and boost their confidence in public speaking. Not only it will test your courage to speak in public, but also is a platform to practice one of the most important life skills needed for future purposes.

General Rules

  1. Participants are not allowed to wear short skirts or short pants above their knee and sandals.
  2. Participants must attend Technical Meeting on Friday, 5th October 2018 to be informed the detail of the competition such as the theme. If the participants can not come at least the institution must send a representative to agree to the rules and regulations.The committee will not be held responsible or extend the competition deadline because absence during Technical Meeting.
  3. The participants who have been registered online can be replaced with a new participants before Friday, October 5th, 2018 by sending the request of replacement to ECOM 2018 Registration’s e-mail address:, with the following format subject:
    "Replacement_(Competition Type)_(Institution)"
    and the following format body mail:
    1. Competition Type:
    2. Institution:
    3. Name of Original Participant:
    4. Name of Replacement Participant:
    5. Reason:
    The participant is required to attach any kind of related document that supports the participant’s reason (e.g. signed medical permit from hospital). If the committee finds the reason as an acceptable reason, then the committee will send the approval of replacement request to the participant’s e-mail address.
  4. Participants are expected to come on time for both Opening Ceremony and competitions. A minimum of 30 minutes time before the event starts is highly suggested.
  5. Every participant who has registered online MUST re-register themselves again in the morning of each event day, October 12th - October 14th, 2018. Participants who failed to follow this rule will be disqualified. There will be an exception only for those who are not able to come on the re-registration day by sending their permission for absence to the committee beforehand through Audra (+62 81808866604). The permission for absence must be due to personal urgencies or reasons of which the committee found acceptable and it must be done maximum 1 (one) day before the re-registration day.
  6. After Friday, October 5th, 2018 replacement of participants is not allowed and will result in disqualification.
  7. Participants must keep the building clean. No littering allowed.
  8. Participants may not smoke, play cards, gamble, and bring any alcohol beverages.
  9. Any possessions or usage of drugs, weapons, and/or sharp objects are not allowed.
  10. Observers may recorded or and photograph their participant’s performance, as long as they do not disturb the performance and with the consent of the participants.
  11. Participants are expected to be respectful towards other participants and judges.
  12. Participants are not allowed to go outside Binus JWC/FX building without any permission from the committee.
  13. The judges' decision(s) are final and cannot be contested.
  14. Failure to comply to any of the general and/or competition rules may result in disqualification and/or other consequences.
  15. The certificate can ONLY be taken in the closing ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 by the participants or the representative.
  16. The prize and the trophy for the winner can ONLY be taken by the winner in the closing ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 2018. If the winner can not be present during the closing ceremony due to several significant reasons (which are allowed by the committee), the prize and the trophy can be taken by the representatives.
  17. The committee is entitled to unilaterally cancel this competition if the number of participants do not reach the minimum quota as determined by the committee. The minimum quota for the competition is 12 (twelve) teams.
  18. All the regulations are binding, absolute, and might be altered, added, or diminished by the committee under certain circumstances.

Rules and Regulations

  1. Any devices/helpers that provide additional support/help/information (ex. dictionary, internet, coach) are STRICTLY PROHIBITED during the competition.
  2. Discussion among the participants is STRICTLY PROHIBITED during the preparation time.
  3. The competition falls into four rounds:
    1st round: Informative Speech (Prepared)
    2nd round: Extemporaneous Speech (Impromptu)
    3rd round: Table Topic Speech (Impromptu)
    Final round: Inspiring Speech (Prepared)
  4. If speech duration is not within the time frame, you will get time point deductions of 2 per 10 sec.
  5. If your speech is unfinished and cut because of the time limit, you will get a deduction of 2 points
  6. There will be nudges during the speech.
  7. For 3 minutes speech, you will also be given 4 nudges during the speech
    1st = when you’ve spoken for 1 minute
    2nd = when you’ve spoken for 2 minutes
    3rd = when you’ve spoken for 2.30 minutes
    4th = when you’ve reached 3 minutes
  8. For 3-5 minutes speech, there will be 4 nudges given.
    1st = when you’ve spoken for 3 minutes
    2nd = when you’ve spoken for 4 minutes
    3rd = when you’ve spoken for 4.45 minutes
    4th = when you’ve reached 5 minutes
  9. For 7 minutes speech. There will be 4 nudges given during the speech.
    1st = 3 minutes
    2nd = 5 minutes
    3rd = 6.30 minutes
    4th = 7 minutes
  10. During speech, participants are allowed to bring:
    1st round: No Paper/(s) Allowed
    2nd round: 15 x 10 cm (will be provided by the committee)
    3rd round: 7 x 5 cm (will be provided by the committee)
    4th round: No Paper/(s) Allowed
  11. Participants who make it to the final round must stay until the announcement.


ROUND 1 – Informative Speech (Prepared Speech)

Participants will deliver their speech for 3-5 (three to five) minutes with the topic determined by the committees. The topic will be given during the technical meeting which will be held on the 5 October. All participants will get the same topic in this round. Participants are not allowed to bring notes while performing in the first round.
We’ll use a drawing system to decide which participant will come out first to perform. Participants will also need to take the draws during our technical meeting, on 5 October 2018. (Only for the first round)
For participants who couldn’t participate the technical meeting, they are only able to take the draw before the first round competition starts, however we can still inform the topic given via Whatsapp / Line.

NOTE: the number of disqualified participants will be decided after knowing how many participants who will join the competition

ROUND 2 – Extemporaneous Speech (Impromptu Speech)

Participants will also need to take draws in this round. There will be 3 (three) topics provided by the committees and each participant will get the topic based on the draw they’ll take. Participants will need to take the draws of Round 2 by the end of Round 1. Inside the draws, there will be a number of your sequence to perform and also an alphabet to decide which topic you’ll get. The topic you’ll get is only within the 3 topics the committees have determined. However, you’ll only know your topic once you get into the quarantine room. There are 30 minutes time for participants to prepare before entering the performance room.

ROUND 3 – Table Topic Speech (Impromptu Speech)

Participants will be given a topic inside the performing room. There will be ten topics and participants will be given a random topic based on the topics determined by the committees inside the performing room. Drawing method is also required to decide which participant will come out first to perform. Participants will have 3 (three) minutes time to prepare inside the performing room. Participants will only have 3 minutes to perform.

ROUND 4 – Inspiring Speech

For those participants who get into the final round, you are required to make a presidential campaign speech that can persuade, inspire and motivate at the same time.
Topic will be given a day before (during the finalist announcement). The speech will be 7 minutes long.

Contact Person

Valerie Franklin

+62 81242605289

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