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MIST Chicago

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Transcript of MIST Chicago

MIST Chicago
What is
MIST
?
MIST
is an interactive program consisting of
COMPETITIONS
and
WORKSHOPS
for
ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

GOAL:
gain a deeper
understanding of
ISLAM
and life through
self-reflection and
creativity. After
competing in
REGIONALS,
WINNERS
continue on
to
MIST NATIONALS!
M
USLIM
I
NTER
S
CHOLASTIC
T
OURNAMENT

Different
REGIONS
New York
Philly
Atlanta
Boston
Detroit
Houston
Irvine/So-Cal
Orlando
Nashville
Toronto
DC
Richmond
CHICAGO
2016 MIST CHICAGO REGIONAL TOURNAMENT
Location:
Moraine Valley College
Dates:
04/01/16-04/03/16
Registration Opens:
01/10/16
To REGISTER for MIST:
https://web.adderpit.com/MIST

OMPETITIONS
CATEGORIES
I. Knowledge and Quran
II. Art
III. Writing and Oratory
IV. Bracket Competitions
V. Group Projects
VI. Sports
Knowledge and Quran
Knowledge Tests
4 tests
Read a book

Quran Recitation
Two levels
Separate for males and females
* No more Level 3

*Tafseer Test is no longer a competition
ART
2D Art
3D Art
Fashion Design
Graphic Design
Photography
Culinary Arts
Make cupcakes
Regional competition only
Scrapbook
Regional competition only
Writing and Oratory
Extemporaneous Essay
60 minutes to write an essay
Extemporaneous Speaking
Prepare a speech in 15 minutes and present it
Original Oratory
7 minutes to present a prepared speech
Poetry
Submit an original unpublished poem with a 40 line limit
Prepared Essay
Submit a prepared essay
Short Fiction
Submit a short story of up to 10 pages
Spoken Word
Perform a prepared poem
Bracket Competitions
Debate
Math Olympics
MIST Bowl
Scholastic Bowl Style
Improv
Act on a given senario
Male and Female Separate
Group Projects
Business Venture
Come up with a business plan
Nasheed/Rap
Come up with unique lyrics and perform them
Male and Female separate
Community Service
Create and implement a community service project and write a paper to present it
Science Fair
Design, conduct and share the results of your own study
Use scientific method
Short Film
Create your own movie
Social Media
Take your online social habits to the next level by creating a social media presence for your MIST team!
Sports
Basketball
Male and Female Separate
On a different weekend
COMPETITION RULES
Can participate in up to 6 competitions
1 competition per category
i.e. If you do MIST Bowl you can't do debate
Only 2 students from a school in each competition
Group Projects, MIST Bowl, and Improv can have up to 6
All competitions are individual except Group Projects, MIST Bowl, Improv, and Scrapbook
COMPETITION DETAILS
Rulebook will have rules for all of the competitions
Rubrics for all the competitions
Info about what competitions require early submissions
PLEASEEEEE
read all of the rules for your competitions
Rulebook can be found at
getmistified.squarespace.com
Knowledge Test Books
There will be 4 different books to choose from
Will be released soon, check getmistified.com
MIST Bowl
Packets will be released soon, check getmistified.com
Prepared Essay and Original Oratory
Topics will be released soon, check getmistified.com
Same topics for both
Debate
Topics will be released soon, check getmistified.com
Early Submission Deadline
4 Week Deadline (March 4th,2016)
Business Venture Outline
Community Service Abstract
Science Fair Abstract
2 Week Deadline (March 18,2016)

Poetry: Literature
– Prepared Essay
– Short Fiction
– Short Film
– Social Media
– Graphic Design
INSPIRATION
HEME
THEME
It’s what makes MIST unique. Each year, MIST comes up with an annual theme which focuses the material of all competitions and the topics of all workshops on one specific and relevant concept or idea.

This year's theme?
The Race Against Time
visit:
getmistified.com
for the description
Old Themes
2010:
Lantern of Modesty: Reflecting the Light from Within
2011:
Loyalty: The Key to Faith and Citizenship
2012:
Family: Reconnecting our Hearts to Home
2013:
The Patience of Champions: Rising to a Better Self
2014:
The Art of Generosity: Finding the Greatness to Give
2015:
The Clarity of Sincerity: From Outer Perceptions to Inner Reflections
What else do I need to know?
You need a coach
Requirements to be a coach
Has to be over 21
Need one per every 15 students
Need a separate one for males and females
Coach has to register on Adderpit
Coaches switch off shifts so they are not there the entire time
i.e. male coach A comes on the first day, male coach B comes the second day, and male coach comes the first day
Questions? message our coaches chair Suehaila Nabulsi
suehaila.nabulsi@gmail.com
You need to Register
Pick an ambassador to register your team
Go to
web.adderpit.com/MIST
and register your team
E-mail
registration@mistchicago.org
for your school code
The rest of the team sign up

How much is it to register?
Regular registration: $55
Ends 03/11/16 at 11:59PM CST
Late registration : $65
Ends 03/25/16 at 11:59 PM CSY
Coach's Registration: Free (must register on Adderpit)
Spectator Registration: (Must register on Adderpit)
$10 (Regular)
$12 (Late)
Registration fee includes
Admission to MIST
Food
Friday Dinner
Saturday Lunch and Dinner
Sunday Lunch
Official MIST Chicago Bag
Official MIST Chicago Pen
Dress Code
All participants must wear Business Professional or “Islamic” Clothing
Suits, Dress pants/long skirts, Thobes/Jilbabs, etc
Clothing should not have any offensive logos, texts or materials
All clothing must be loose for sisters AND brothers.
IT IS A PROFESSIONAL EVENT - NOT PROM- PLEASE DRESS APPROPRIATELY
ARE YOU
MIST
ified?
What happens at MIST
Competitions
Workshops pertaining to the theme
Meet new people
Awards Ceremony
Last year's winner got an umrah trip
Chant Wars
Get to have the time of your life
Questions?
Important Contacts
Registration: registration@mistchicago.org
Competitions: competitions@mistchicago.org
Call or text: 630-432-2920
Submissions: submissions@mistchicago.org
Anything else: mistchicagofinance@gmail.com
BE SURE TO LIKE MIST CHICAGO ON FACEBOOK
Don't feel like you have to miss out on the fun if others from your school decide to not do MIST
We need volunteers and judges (they have to be over 21) have them email mistchicagofinance@gmail.com
Financial Aid
We do not want money to be the determining factor as to whether someone competes at MIST or not.

If money is an object please email
mistchicagofinance@gmail.com
and something will be worked out InshaAllah
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