One-Act is a 30-40 minute theater production. Regional Competition is held in the first week of November and top 2 teams advance to the State Tournament the week of Thanksgiving. Productions can be of any genre. Casts are judged on EFFECTIVE USE OF STAGE (blocking, composition, design elements, inc.), CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT (emotional response, spontaneity, physical & vocal response, etc.), DEVELOPMENT OF PLAYWRIGHT’S IDEAS, THEMES & STYLE, ENSEMBLE ACTING, and GENERAL EFFECTIVENESS (quality of play, tempo, mood, emphasis, etc.).