APPLICATION
MT National 2020 Applications WILL OPEN SOON!

Please check back for information, rules and application deadlines – coming October 2020.

MATIN Talks @ Home applications are NOW CLOSED!

MATIN Talks @ Home is a virtual event in lieu of our MATIN Talks Local (MTL) events that are usually held throughout the year in local communities across the country. Due to COVID-19, we are bringing MATIN Talks to you. This year, our adults and juniors will participate in separate events. Similar to our MTL events, the top two winners of the adults and juniors division MATIN Talks @ Home competition will move onto round one of MATIN Talks National held in December.

The following application must be submitted by all contestants looking to participate in the MATIN Talks @ Home competition.

  • Talk title
  • Abstract (<1300 characters)
  • Short biography of yourself (<500 characters)
  • Headshot image (not a portrait image)
  • One minute video pitch

Format of Competition

Application: Talk Title, Abstract, Short Video Pitch (prerecorded), Presenter Bio, Headshot Image

Round 1: Selected participants give full-length video presentations competing for a slot in round 2 (presented live). Powerpoint slides may be used but are not required.  The top participants are selected by a panel of judges. These presentations are not given in front of a live audience.

Round 2: Full-length video presentations by the top participants (presented live). Powerpoint slides may be used but are not required. First place winner selected by audience viewers.

Juniors and adults will present during separate events on different days, each with their own round 1 and round 2 events. Please see rules & guidelines for more information.

 MTL Applications are Currently Closed.

The following application must be submitted by all contestants looking to participate in MATIN Talks Local (MTL) events. See organizers for your local dates and deadlines.

Please be informed, you are required to submit the following items:

  • A tentative talk title
  • An abstract (<1300 characters)
  • A short biography of yourself (<500 characters)

Allow sufficient time to complete the required documents and submit in a timely manner. Upon submission, you will receive a confirmation email with your responses. Upon approval, we will notify selected applicants and MTL organizers of their acceptance.