Individual Events

Limited Preparation


IMPROMPTU SPEAKING

  • Topic selection is varied by round using quotations, personalities, events, etc.
  • Speech preparation and delivery should not exceed 7 minutes. 
  • Time begins when the topic is drawn.

EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING

  • Contestants choose one of three topics and have 30 minutes preparation time before each round.
  • Maximum speaking time is 7 minutes.
  • Notes may be used.