TAFE COMPETITIVE EVENTS

All competitive events require advancement from region to state competition except Outstanding Chapter and TAFE Student of the Year. Details and contest requirements can be found at TAFEonline.org/guidelines-rubrics.

5 LEVELS OF COMPETITIVE EVENTS:

  • Middle School - MS
  • Special Edition - SE
  • Junior Varsity - JV
  • Varsity - V
  • Collegiate - C

STATE COMPETITIVE EVENTS:

Students competing in these events have the potential to advance from TAFE region to TAFE state.

  • Teacher Leader of the Year
  • Breakout Session Presentation Contest (MS, JV, V, C)
  • Chapter Yearbook Contest (MS, JV, V, C)
  • Differentiated Lesson Competition (JV, V, C)
  • Educational Leadership Fundamentals Test (MS, JV, V, C)
  • Goal Setting Contest – (MS)
  • Outstanding Chapter Contest (MS, JV, V, C)
  • Parliamentary Procedure Competition (MS, JV, V, C)
  • Portfolio Contest (JV, V, C)
  • Professional Development Competition (JV, V, C)
  • Project Visualize Contest – 6 Categories (MS, JV, V, C)
    1. Teaching/Training
    2. Recreation
    3. Appreciation
    4. Fundraising
    5. Leadership
    6. Educational Awareness
  • TAFE Student of the Year Competition (Seniors only)

SPECIAL EDITION EVENTS:

  • Interactive Bulletin Board Contest – 3 Categories
    1. Elementary School
    2. Middle School
    3. High School
  • Project Visualize Contest – 7 Categories
    1. Teaching/Training
    2. Recreation
    3. Appreciation
    4. Fundraising
    5. Leadership
    6. Educational Awareness
    7. Service
  • Teacher Created Materials Contest – 3 Categories
    1. Elementary School
    2. Middle School
    3. High School

EDUCATORS RISING NATIONAL COMPETITIVE EVENTS:

Students competing in these events have the potential to advance from TAFE region to TAFE state and from TAFE State to Educators Rising national competition.

  • Children’s Literature K-3 Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Children’s Literature Pre-K Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Creative Lecture Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Educators Rising Leadership Award Competition (V)
  • Educators Rising Moment Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Ethical Dilemma Competition (JV, V)
  • Exploring Education Administration Careers Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Exploring Non-Core Subject Teaching Careers Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Exploring Support Services Careers Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Impromptu Speaking Competition (JV, V)
  • Impromptu Lesson Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Inside Our School Competition (JV, V)
  • Job Interview Competition (JV, V)
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery – Arts Competition (JV, V)
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery – CTE Competition (JV, V)
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery – Humanities Competition (JV, V)
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery – STEM Competition (JV, V)
  • Public Speaking Competition (MS, JV, V)
  • Researching Learning Challenges Competition (JV, V)
  • Interactive Bulletin Board Contest – 3 Categories (MS, JV, V)
    1. Elementary School
    2. Middle School
    3. High School
  • Project Visualize Contest – Service (MS, JV, V)
  • Teacher Created Materials Contest – 3 Categories (MS, JV, V)
    1. Elementary School
    2. Middle School
    3. High School

COLLEGIATE COMPETITIONS:

  • Children’s Literature Competition (C)
  • Creative Lecture Competition (C)
  • Educators Rising Moment Competition (C)
  • Ethical Dilemma Competition (C)
  • Impromptu Lesson Competition (C)
  • Impromptu Speaking Competition (C)
  • Lesson Planning and Delivery Competition (C)
  • Public Speaking Competition (C)
  • Researching Learning Challenges Competition (C)

COLLEGIATE CONTESTS:

  • Interactive Bulletin Board Contest – 3 Categories (C)
    1. Elementary School
    2. Middle School
    3. High School
  • Project Visualize Contest – Service (C)
  • Teacher Created Materials Contest – 3 Categories (C)
    1. Elementary School
    2. Middle School
    3. High School