NSSM Criteria

THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO CITIZENS OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO ATTENDING PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS (GOV’T & PRIVATE) AS WELL AS ALL CHILDREN BETWEEN THE AGES OF 7-19, WHO ARE NON-STUDENTS

THE COMPETITION IS STRUCTURED COMPRISING TWO CATEGORIES – JUNIOR & SENIOR CATEGORY

  • CONTESTANTS IN THE JUNIOR CATEGORY MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 7-13 YEARS
  • CONTESTANTS IN THE SENIOR CATEGORY MUST BE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 14-19 YEARS

THE JUDGING CRITERIA COMPRISE OF FIVE MAIN AREAS INCLUDING:

  • MELODY,
  • RENDITION,
  • LYRICS,
  • ARRANGEMENTS
  • AND PERFORMANCE