Frequently Asked Questions about the 2016 Speech Competition on Contemporary Issues
EVERYONE! All currently enrolled students at Bergen Community College are encouraged to enter the competition – full-time, part-time, in any major or area of concentration. If you are enrolled at the College, you are eligible to enter.
While all enrolled students may participate, due to government regulations, only U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents with a permanent resident card (I-551 or I-551C) are eligible to receive Foundation awards.
To register you need to fill out the online Student Registration Form (the link is in the “Sign Up” tab ) or you can pick up the form at the Department office, A-328A. This form must be on completed in order to compete.
1st Place, $1,000
2nd Place, $800
3rd Place, $600
4th Place, $400
5th Place, $200
Good luck! We hope you find the experience of participating in the Speech Competition to be intellectually challenging and rewarding. You can email us if you have additional questions.
Gina Costa and Kathleen Williams,
Co Directors of the Competition
Bergen Community College
400 Paramus Road
Paramus, NJ 07652