YG Online Congress and Speech Tournament
2021 — NSDA Classroom, CA/US
Middle/High School Original Oratory (Grades 6-12)
Students deliver a self-written persuasive speech on a topic of their choosing. Competitors craft an argument using evidence, logic, and emotional appeals. Topics range widely, and should reflect the students' interests. The speech is delivered from memory.
Speech time should be 8-10 minutes long.