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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 November 2, 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 for the 2019 event have closed!

Stay tuned for applications to open up next year for the 2020 event!

If you are interested in performing at TEDxYouth, complete the application to the right.

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

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