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TEDxYouth

The TEDxYouth@Dayton event includes both speakers and performers (e.g. musician, dancer, singer, etc). There are 2 applications on this page: submit ONE application. Submit a speaker application if you have an idea or story that you’d like to develop into a talk. Submit a performer application if you have a unique talent that you’d like to perform for the TEDxYouth@Dayton audience.

To be one of the speakers or performers at TEDxYouth@Dayton 2019, be sure you meet the following criteria:

  1. You are currently 14 to 19 years old.
  2. You are willing to learn about and follow the structure of TED talks.
  3. You want to make a positive impact on the Dayton area (and possibly the world-at-large)!
  4. You will submit your application by the following deadline:
    • Speakers: by 11:59 pm on October 22, 2018.
    • Performers: by 11:59 pm on December 31, 2018.
  5. As a speaker, you will commit to attending the following:
    • An audition on November 15 or 17
    • A workshop on December 15
    • A Table Read and three Feedback Sessions (details and dates will be sent after final speaker selections)
    • A dress rehearsal on February 28 from 4-8 PM
    • The entire TEDxYouth@Dayton event on Friday March 1, 2019
  6. As a performer, you will commit to attending the following:
    • A dress rehearsal on February 28 from 4-8 PM
    • The entire TEDxYouth@Dayton event on Friday March 1, 2019

Speaker applications due by 11:59pm on October 22!

Please complete the form below to apply to be a speaker.

Performer applications due by 11:59pm on December 31!

Please complete the form below to apply to be a performer.