MTSU Competition FAQs
Who is this competition for?
Do my students need to know another language to compete?
Where is the competition held?e
What time should I arrive on competition day?
Please arrive between 8:20 - 8:40 am to allow time to check in. The competition will begin promptly at 9:00 am.
How do I pay the participation fee and fees for any extra (chaperone) t-shirts?
I need an invoice. How can I get one?
Email email@example.com to receive an invoice for your registration.
Where will we have lunch?
A cafeteria lunch will be provided for all participants and chaperones at the McCallie Dining Hall at the KUC. You can browse the menu at https://mtsu.campusdish.com/en/locationsandmenus/mccaliiedininghallatkuc/.
Do I need to bring anything on the day of the competition?
Yes! You must bring a signed Liability and Image Release form for every student competing.
How do I get to MTSU
View this information on our directions to MTSU page.
My students are really interested in linguistics. What resources can I provide to them?
I have a question that isn't answered here. Who can I contact?
You can contact the competition director, Aleka Blackwell, at firstname.lastname@example.org. She or her graduate assistant will get back to you as soon as possible.
17th Annual MTSU Linguistics Competition
Do you like . . .
…solving word puzzles?
…tackling linguistic challenges?
…deciphering coded messages?
If so, join students from across Tennessee at this year’s MTSU Linguistics Competition.
Compete for medals and prizes, play word games, and meet other budding linguists.
When: April 20, 2024
Where: BAS Building, MTSU
For safety reasons, participants and chaperones will be asked to wear face masks during the morning welcome, the break activities, and the awards ceremony. That is when a large number of people are gathered in close proximity indoors.