Saturday, April 17th, 2021

11:00 am~1:30 pm CST (12:00~2:30 pm, EST) via Zoom

Free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Flyer [pdf]

Program & Zoom links

March 29-April 10, 2021 and there is no fee for registration.

Eligibility and Requirement
One contestant per college in each level will compete at this contest.
This contest is open to all college students who are currently taking or
have taken within a year a Korean language course at a college in the
Midwest area. All contestants should submit their speech script in
level-appropriate language when they register.

-Free topic
-A person whom I admire the most(except family)
-My belief, my dream or my life
-My encounter with Korea
-My opinion on current social or cultural issues

Speech Length
-Beginning Level: 1-2 minutes
-Intermediate Level: 2-3 minutes
-Advanced Level: 4-5 minutes

Awards and Prizes
Highest Standing Awards (1 in each level) : A scholarship for studying
Korean at Kyung Hee University or Sogang University or Sungkyunkwan
University plus airfare $1,000
-Excellent Awards (1 in each level) : $800 per person
Honorable Mentions (3 in Beginning level, 2 in intermediate level, 2 in
Advanced level ) : $500 per person
All participants will receive participation souvenirs

Hyo Sang Lee(Co-chair) Indiana University,
Ihnhee Kim (Co-chair) Northwestern University,