National Individual Events: Purpose and Structure of the National Individual Events Program
The videos and PDFs available on this page are provided to give you a better idea of the various categories in EdTA’s National Individual Events (NIE) program and provide examples for you and your students to view to improve their ability to succeed in the program.
View the video above to hear Doug Berlon, Deputy Executive Director of EdTA, explain the purpose and structure of the National Individual Events program.
View the videos to the right to see examples of performances and presentations judged “Superior” in each of the NIE categories and also hear from judges with their perspectives on what makes a “Superior” performance.
Download the PDFs below to: 1) learn more about the rules, structure, and requirements of the entire NIE program; 2) see the entire package of rubrics used in all categories of the NIE program; and 3) see a separate copy of the Acting Rubric used in the Non-Musical Performance category.
EdTA Tool 2: National Individual Events Guide
Download this document to learn more about the rules, structure, and requirements of the entire NIE program.Download
EdTA Tool 3: High School National Individual Events Rubrics--All Categories
Download this document to see the entire package of rubrics used in all categories of the NIE program.Download
EdTA Tool 4: High School National Individual Events Rubric--Acting
Download this document to see a separate copy of the Acting Rubric used in the Non-Musical Performance category.Download