2015 T1 Competitions Topics

Bringing value to being a Michigan Jaycee is of great importance, and competitions will continue to meet that charge in 2015. Every Jaycee who enters a competition will be given the opportunity to gain professional experience and gain constructive feedback. NEW THIS YEAR - we will be introducing competition opportunities for Jayteens and Junior Jaycees.

Pre-registration is required for all competitions held at conference.

Pre-registration can completed one of the following ways:

  • Online via GoogleForm at http://goo.gl/forms/9cYMouL1KL

  • By emailing Erin Ver Berkmoes, everberkmoes@mijaycees.org

  • Onsite at the Conference Registration Table (accepted on a first come, first serve basis)

  • Walk-in registration 15-minutes prior to start of competitions

***Pre-registration is not required for Jayteens/Jr Jaycces Competitions Prepared Write-Up, FilmIt, portfolios (Brownfield, Armbruster, Mungenast), or Professional Online Networking***


Prepared Write-Up - Due May 1st

1. What is the most influential thing in your life today?

2. What does it mean to you to be an “Active Citizen”?


Prepared Speak-Up - Competes at Conference

1. What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

2. What is your personal credo?


Impromptu Write-Up - Competes at Conference, Topic Released at Competition

Impromptu Speak-Up - Competes at Conference, Topic Released at Competition


FilmIt! - Due May 1st

1. Make a 60 second commercial about promoting YOU! (Think of this as a piece you would use to send to a potential employer or organization whose board you are looking to join.


Masters Speak-up - Competes at Conference

1. What would you do if you knew you could not fail?

2. What is your pers


Brownfield, Armbruster, and Mungenast Portfolios Due May 1st - Interview at Conference (exception, Mungenast - see Competitions Manual)

Professional Online Networking - Invitation to LinkedIn or link to website must be sent to Erin Ver Berkmoes, everberkmoes@mijaycees.org, by May 1st.


Prepared Write-Up - Due May 1st

1. What is special about the town where you live?

2. Do you think that the United States Federal Government should provide free basic college education to every citizen?


FilmIt! - Due May 1st

Take 90 seconds and show us your favorite place.