Individual Events


Types of Individual Events

Oral Interpretation

These competitive events appeal to students interested in honing performance skills through oral interpretation of various forms and styles of literature. Interpretation events include:

Prepared Public Address

Fostering the development of research, writing, and delivery skills, these events allow participants to deliver memorized speeches that they have researched, written, and practiced extensively prior to competition. Prepared public address events include:

Limited Preparation

With practice and coaching, students deliver well-organized and well-supported speeches on a variety of topics and themes that are selected only minutes before speech delivery begins. Limited preparation events are: