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Storytelling Festival


Weber State University & Weber School District Storytelling Festival

Click on the following video to learn more:


Here are the steps to get started:

Sign up on this form

Have your parent or guardian help you fill out the form.

Find a Story

Choose a folk tale, family tale, personal tale, a story from a book, or an original story. Stay away from telling a joke in story form or narrating a video game plot. The story should be appropriate for school.

Practice with Story Elements

  • Poise
  • Vocal clarity
  • Voice expression
  • Eye contact
  • Body language
  • Gestures
  • Familiarity with story
  • Satisfying ending
  • Uniqueness
  • Audience appeal


Tell your story to friends and family


We don’t memorize a story word for word; we tell a story. 


Stories should be between 3-5 minutes. 

Who can participate:

3rd through 6th graders


Important Dates:

Sign up by October 25th

-Click here to sign up


Introduction Meeting

-Thursday, October 26th in North Park's Library


Battle of the Storytellers at North Park Elementary

-Wednesday, November 29th at 1:45 PM

Only the top 3 students will advance, but all storyteller videos will be shared at the school. 


Weber State University Storytelling Festival 

February 26th through February 28th