iLEAD Presentation Competition

iLEAD Presentation Competition Rules and Regulations

Awards

First Place          $150.00 Cash Award

Second Place     $100.00 Cash Award

Third Place         $  50.00 Cash Award

Eligibility

1.  Radiologic Science, Radiation Therapy, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine and MRI students in an accredited Radiologic Science Program are encouraged to enter this competition.

2. The student must be a TSRT member by February 1, 2020 and at the time of the 2020 Annual Meeting.  TSRT membership applications can be found at www.txsrt.org

3. The following individuals/groups are prohibited from entering this competition: Companies, School Employees, Faculty Members, Educators, TSRT Board Members, Judges, and companies /individuals with TSRT Contracts. 

Students who are registered in a primary medical imaging modality (Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, etc.), regardless of enrollment status, will be qualified as a registered technologist; therefore, the individual is ineligible to compete with non-registered student technologists.  This standard will be applied according to the status during the time of competition.

4. TSRT reserves the right to limit the number of speakers for this competition due to time constraints.  Educators and students will be notified via email by February 1, 2020 of any limitations.

5.  Use Microsoft Word and PowerPoint only

Application

1.  Students must complete the online 2020 Application for iLEAD Leadership Presentation Competition that is available below.

2.  The student must email the following to tsrtinc@outlook.com:

  1. an outline in Microsoft Word only format
  2. three (3) objectives of the presentation
  3. Program Director verification letter of your student status. 
    • The attached letter from your Program Director must be on college/school letterhead and dated between January 1st and January 25th
  • The email should be labeled with the student’s name and competition name in the subject line
  • The deadline for submission is February 1, 2020
  • The student must be registered and in attendance at the Annual Meeting to participate in this event
  • A student may submit only one presentation, during the 2020 Annual Meeting and only one (1) student speaker per presentation

Presentation

1. Presentations submitted for award consideration must not have been shown at any previous TSRT or ASRT meeting/convention and must be prepared entirely by the student speaker

2. The outline of the presentation must cover the entire subject matter.

3. The PowerPoint presentation must be PowerPoint 2000 or newer.

4.  To comply with ASRT rules and regulations for continuing education, the length of the presentation must be fifteen (15) minutes.  The student’s program director/designee is responsible for ensuring that the presentation meets the 15 minute minimum time requirement. Judges/designee will time the presentation and their decisions are final. Each

5. The topics must relate to the Radiologic Sciences or Radiation Therapy such as Diagnostic Imaging (Radiology, Ultrasound, Interventional, CT, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiology, MRI, etc.), Radiation Therapy, Radioactive Events, Patient Care, Medical Diseases/Syndromes, and/or Professionalism.

6.  The student will bring their PowerPoint presentation to the Annual Meeting on a Jump Drive and submit it to the iLead Leadership Chair at the beginning of the competition.

7.  TSRT Officers, Educational Alliance Chair, and/or Judges may disqualify/stop a presentation if they feel the speaker is presenting false, copied, or offensive information.

Judging

1. Three judges will be appointed by the President, Vice President and/or Educational Alliance Chair from the membership attending the 2020 TSRT Annual Meeting.

2. The judges are the responsibility of the Vice President and their decisions will be final.

3.  Presentations will be judged on the following:

  • Originality: New approach, procedure, or technique, evidence of research, and knowledge and level of difficulty of subject matter
  • Value and Interest: Practical value/interest to technologist/students and educational value to technologist/students
  • Presentation: Proper credit given where warranted, speaker followed previously submitted outline, orderliness and clarity of thoughts/ideas in the presentation, and evaluation of PowerPoint presentation including structure, spelling, and operation

4.  Total maximum points a presentation can receive will be 405 points per judge.  The total number of points accumulated for each presentation will be known only by the Vice President and Educational Alliance Chair.

Questions

Any questions regarding the eligibility of an applicant’s presentation that cannot be settled by the Vice President or Educational Alliance Chair must be submitted to the President of TSRT.  If not satisfactorily settled by the President, eligibility status will be decided by the TSRT Board of Directors and Officers and their decision shall be final.

Presentation of Awards

1.  Awards/winners will be announced during the Awards Ceremony. Winners are encouraged to attend.

2.  If the winning student is unable to attend the Awards Ceremony, their award will be mailed to their Director of their educational.  It will be is the responsibility of the director/institution to forward and distribute the award to the recipient.

The 2020 Submission Portal for the iLead is now closed.