Students pretend to be elves at the North Pole. Their task: You are all Elves at the North Pole. The annual competition for ELF OF THE YEAR is approaching. You really want to win this year. In order to win this competition you must be an elf of good character, you must be helpful, and you must contribute to your community in such a way that others see you as a necessity.. Elf of the Year candidates will be giving speeches. You will need to write a speech to share with your fellow elves describing how deserving you are of this title.