Blessed Pakistan Online Speech Competition

Blessed Pakistan Online Speech Competition

Pakistan’s Largest Online Azadi Celebrations

Online Registration form

Deadline of Participation:
Thursday – August 20, 2020 (12:00 AM)

Theme – Surah Ar-Rahman and Blessed Pakistan

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is blessed with almost all the blessings of Allah SWT mentioned in Surah Ar-Rahman

Topics for Speech Competition

English: O Pakistan! So Which of the Favors of Your Lord Would You Deny?

Urdu: اے پاکستان! کب تک آخر اپنے رب کی نعمتیں جھٹلائے گا؟

Rules for Participation

  1. Students from 10 years to 17 years old (either enrolled in any educational setup or not) are eligible to participate in speech competition. (Entries of students older than 17 Years old will not be considered)
  2. There is no registration fee for Speech Competition
  3. You can only submit one speech for the competition
  4. A participant can appear in only one language either Urdu or English
  5. Each speech should be 3-4 minutes long. (Speech longer than 4 minutes will not be considered)
  6. Your speech should be recorded in a quite environment with minimum noise
  7. Your speech should be in Landscape position and recorded in a good quality resolution
  8. Audio speeches will not be considered
  9. Your Video should be in MP4 format only
  10. Speech must be recorded in one go. Video editing and cropping will result in disqualification from competition
  11. Video should be recorded with Pakistan Flag in background or with a background in accordance with Independence Day
  12. Speakers should refrain from quoting any derogatory/vulgar remarks against national leaders, religious sects, defense forces and courts of law. If any such remark is made, the participant can be disqualified
  13. AFAQ Leaders Club encourages the speakers to prepare their speeches keeping in context more logic to convince the judges rather than conventional rhetoric.
  14. Participants will be appreciated for obeying rules and regulations of competition; otherwise he/she may be disqualified.
  15. The performance of the speaker will also be assessed by a panel of judges for each category, whose decision will be final.

Submission Deadline

All submissions will be accepted from July 25, 2020 to August 20, 2020. No submission will be accepted after August 20, 2020

Judgment criteria

  1. Speeches will be judged on the following criteria:

Speech Construction (20%)

  • Body of speech, conclusion
  • Organization of the speech
  • Development of main points

Presentation and Delivery (20%)

  • Facial and body gestures
  • Use of the eye-contact
  • Relaxed stance
  • Use of pause to allow the audience to absorb the message
  • Variety of pace (tempo)

Content of Speech (20%)

  • The message of the speech
  • Relevancy, meaningfulness, clarity and conciseness (not lengthy)

Language (20%)

  • The use of grammar, punctuation and word selection (diction)

Voice (20%)

  • Modulation and volume of voice in the delivery of the speech
  • Articulation
  1. Scoring Points for Each criterion

Fair =                     1 – 5
Good =                  6 – 10
Very Good =         11 – 15
Excellent =            16 – 20

  1. All shortlisted Video Speeches will be uploaded on our Social Media Page (http://facebook.com/AfaqLeadersClub/) and YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/AFAQLeadersClub) from July 30, 2020 to August 30, 2020
  2. 50% Marks are based on getting maximum votes (likes) on our YouTube channel and our Facebook Page within the judgment duration (i.e. from July 30, 2020 to September 8, 2020)
  3. 50% Marks are based on judgment of our judges according to our prescribed judgment criteria
  4. The decision will be final, unchallengeable and non-negotiable in any case and will be accepted in all manners.
  5. Top 10 speeches will be the National Level Winners of competition
  6. Votes (likes) count will be taken on September 8, 2020 at (12:00 PM)
  7. The results will be announced on Facebook page of AFAQ Leaders Club on September 10, 2020 (Thursday)
  8. All participants of competition will receive participation e-certificates
  9. Top 10 winners will receive Wonderful gift packs and achievement certificates

Submission of Speech along with Registration form

  1. Submit your video speech through completely filled online registration form
  2. Link of Online Registration form: https://forms.gle/vgLMHR6dGE6MoJVT6
  3. Videos can also be sent on our WhatsApp Number (+92333-0410064) (But filling online registration form is must for all participants)
  4. Mention your full name, father name while sending videos on WhatsApp