Trimester 1 Competitions Update

Trimester 1 Professional Skills Development Competitions are upon us! Topics for Prepared Competitions are available and are listed below.

To register for competitions that will be held virtually (instead of onsite), please fill out the Trimester 1 Competition Registration Form https://forms.gle/CofxtMCk5nUhdX3M9

To volunteer as a competitions judge, please fill out the Competitions Judge Sign-Up Google Form: https://forms.gle/ohGGTzYqdqwBWDLX9

Submissions for all competitions are to be completed via the submission portal at: https://jcimi.org/submissions/. The portal will reopen on April 18, with all competition submissions due by 10:00pm on May 1.

Questions?: Any questions can be directed to Programming Director Shannon Brunt via email at [email protected]. You will receive a response within 24 hours.

First Trimester Competition Topics for Jaycees and Jayteens/Junior Jaycees

Prepared Write-Up

A Hasidic Proverb says, “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others“. What skill do you possess that gives you confidence in yourself? How do you share that skill with those around you?

Junior Jaycee/Jayteen Prepared Write-Up

Have you ever made a change that improved your life or the lives of others? Write an essay that convinces readers to make a change for the better

Prepared Write-Up Submission Process: Submitted as a Word Document (.doc or .docx) through the submissions portal https://jcimi.org/submissions

Impromptu Write-Up

The topic will be given via a Google Form on May 16 at a designated time with a strict submission deadline (the form will close for responses).

Impromptu Write-Up Registration Process: Register by filling out the Trimester 1 Competition Registration Form https://forms.gle/CofxtMCk5nUhdX3M9. https://jcimi.org/submissions

Prepared Speak-Up

Martin Luther King Jr. said “The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: ‘If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?’ But…the good Samaritan reversed the question: ‘If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?'” As a member of JCI Michigan, we believe that service to humanity is the best work of life – how do you put action to those words in your day to day life?

Master Speak-Up

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”― Heraclitus. What does this quote mean to you, using examples from your life.

Impromptu Speak-Up

The topic is announced at the time of competition, participants will have 1 minute to prepare after they receive the topic.

Speak-Up Registration Process: Register by filling out the Trimester 1 Competition Registration Form https://forms.gle/CofxtMCk5nUhdX3M9.

The actual speech will be delivered through a Zoom Meeting at a designated time on May 16.

Film It!

Topic: You’ve seen the Don’t Stop Till Boyne Mountain video, right?

Gather a group of your chapters most awesome members via your favorite socially distanced method (Zoom Meetings; FaceTime; etc) and make a parody from a movie clip, tv show, or song promoting your chapter/chapter project — get creative –OR– Show us how you’re keeping busy during these socially distanced time by making a “how-to” video.

No matter which topic you choose, make sure you Film It!

Junior Jaycees Film It!

Topic: Make a video that can teach other young Jaycees a skill, hobby, or talent you have! –OR– Re-enact your favorite chapter project!

Above all have fun doing it!

Film It! Submission Process: Submitted through the submissions portal by providing a YouTube link to the video https://jcimi.org/submissions

Online Professional Networking

Online Professional Networking Participation Process: Register by filling out the 1st Trimester Competition Registration Form https://forms.gle/CofxtMCk5nUhdX3M9 and adding Shannon Brunt and Jeri Behrmann as LinkedIn contacts by May 1st, 2020.

You’re Hired

You’re Hired Submission Process: Add Shannon Brunt and Jeri Behrmann as Contacts on LinkedIn. Register by filling out the Trimester 1 Competition Registration Form https://forms.gle/CofxtMCk5nUhdX3M9.

Use Trimester 1 Submission Portal to Attach your 60 second Elevator Speech. ALSO – Submitted through Trimester 1 Submission Portal – Under Competitions – Check “Yes” to “Are you submitting Competitions?” Type your Name in the Competitor Name Box and provide a Link to LinkedIn Profile and Click Add More to save it to https://jcimi.org/submissions/

The oral interview will be held through a Zoom Meeting at a designated time on May 16.

Debate

Debate Registration Process: A debate team consists of three persons. Designate a team member to register your group for Debate r at https://jcimi.org/submissionshttps://jcimi.org/submissions. If you do not have a team and are interested in the debate competition, please email Shannon Brunt [email protected] The actual debates will be conducted through a Zoom Meeting at a designated time on May 16.

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