The 37th annual Karl E. Mundt Dakota Invitational Oral Interpretation Tournament will be held this Saturday at Dakota State University in Madison.

Close to 275 students from 26 eastern South Dakota schools will participate in the event.   There are sixty-two judges for the students, who will compete in three rounds in the morning Saturday, and final rounds in the afternoon. Students perform in various categories including poetry, oratory, humor, storytelling, drama, duet and reader’s theatre.

The Dakota Invitational is sponsored by the DSU College of Arts and Sciences along with a grant from the Karl E. Mundt Foundation.