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Chinese Proficiency Competition


2015 Kentucky K-12 Level Chinese Proficiency Competition
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Young Library Auditorium, University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Confucius Institute is excited to announce our upcoming Chinese language competition for Kentucky Elementary, Middle, and High School students. Students will compete in two categories: speech & cultural performance.
Please encourage students to participate in this exciting opportunity to showcase their skills and win prizes!
Competition Guidelines


  • Maximum 3 minutes
  • 80% of total score
  • Students may choose any topic “Fun with Chinese Language and Culture”

Cultural performances

  • Maximum 3 minutes
  • 20% of total score
  • Performed by one or more team members
  • Cultural demonstration of any kind, including dance, martial arts, humor, poetry recitation, skit, song, & instrumental music

Applicants will be divided into Heritage Speaker and Non-Heritage Speaker categories. Candidates will then be assigned a group according to the number of participants and student grade level.
Microphones, computer plug-ins, and a projector will be provided. Please bring USB drives, if needed.

1st Place: $100 Gift Card         Ÿ         
2nd Place: $50 Gift Card          Ÿ         
3rd Place: $30 Gift Card


  • Please fill out the attached application form and submit via mail or email, or apply online at: PLEASE CLICK HERE
  • Application deadline: May 4th, 2015
  • Mailing Address: Ms. Jian Li, 113 Bradley Hall, 545 Rose St., Lexington, KY 40506-0058

For more information, please call (859) 257-4523 or email the UKCI Activities Coordinator at: