2020年全球抗疫、中外互助、同舟共济、共渡难关，是特别的一年、难忘的一年。本次大赛拟请华裔青少年参赛者以“抗击疫情”主题，个人独立完成三到五分钟演讲，演讲内容必须为原创。 比赛设小学组（1～8年级），可创作”我在疫情中成长”的主题内容；中学组【9-12年级，分土生和新移民（在加拿大生活未达5年）两组】，演讲主题是“抗击疫情，青春担当”和“战胜疫情，让世界看到中国力量”。 二、比赛安排
（二）比赛方式 以网络比赛Zoom 或Webex的形式进行。学会将适时向参赛者发送网络链接。
联系人： 宋彦 段波
The year of 2020 is a special year, which will be unforgettable for everyone. In the global fight against the epidemic, China and the rest of the world have been assisting each other, and cooperating to overcome difficulties and promoting international solidarity.
The Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in Toronto has been successfully hosting the “Chinese Panda Cup” Chinese Competition since 2013. This year, in the form of online contest, the Consulate General will continue to host the “Chinese Panda Cup Speech Competition” for elementary and secondary school students in Ontario, Manitoba and other provinces in Canada. Chinese Culture and Education Society of Canada and Canadian Chinese Radio FM105.9 are co-hosting this event.
I. Content of the Competition
All entries are original works. Entrants are required to complete three to five minutes of speech presentation independently.
The theme of the competition is “Fight the Epidemic”.The competition requires entrants to focus on the theme of “Fight the Epidemic”, and mainly concerned on these aspects: mutual assistance and cooperation between China and other countries in the fight against Covid-19, virus knows no borders, and the touching deeds of fighting the epidemic with one heart and one mind. It can also show victory over the epidemic and demonstrate the power of China in the face of such disasters.
II. Participants The entrants are mainly Chinese Canadian students in Ontario, Manitoba and other provinces in Canada.
The contest is divided into groups of elementary school students and secondary school students as follows:
1) Elementary school students (grade 1-grade 8); the topic of speech is “I Grew up in the Epidemic”.
2) Secondary school students (grade 9—grade 12) are divided in to two groups: students born in Canada and new immigrants (arrived in Canada within 5 years). The topic of speech is “Fighting the Epidemic, Youth Taking responsibility” and “Prevailing over the Epidemic, Showing the World the Power of China”.
3) Dress code is required for the speakers.
III. Competition Schedule
1) Registration is open now and ends on November 10, 2020, 11：59 pm. The contest is held on November 15 and November 22, 2020. The results of competition are published on November 22, 2020.
2) The competition is held online via Zoom or Webex.
3) Contestants will complete three to five minutes of presentation independently.
4) The judges are the professionals in Chinese studies or Chinese teaching field, who are organized by the Chinese Culture and Education Society of Canada.
IV. Prizes and Awarding Methods
1) Elementary school group: 1 first prizes of C$200 each; 3 second prizes of C$ 150 each; 5 third prizes of C$100 each.10 Excellence Award of C$ 50.
2) Secondary school groups (2 groups: new immigrants and Canadian-born): 1 first prizes of C$300 each (total 2); 3 second prizes of C$ 200 each (total 6); 5 third prizes of C$150 each (total 10). 10 Excellence Award of C$ 50 (total 20).
3) The awards are certain amount of money, and certificate. 4) The winners are broadcasted on the radio FM105.9 and played on Channel Charming China. The speeches are published by Chinese Culture & Education Society of Canada.
5) Prizes are mailed via UPS if entrants are out of town; local entrants can pick up prizes upon mutual agreed time.
Students will register through the school boards or Chinese schools. The maximum amount of members in each team is 3. Some exceptions might be considered.
We also accept individual participation. Individual registration, please refer to the website www.ccesc.ca .
Participants will receive a link and password from the Chinese Education Association before the competition
VI. Contact Information If there are any questions regarding the application and other issues of the competition, please feel free to contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact personnel: Yan Song ; Bo Duan
Chinese Culture and Education Society of Canada