Sams Test Tournament

2021 — Online, WA/US

Novice Editorial Commentary

Abbreviation NED
Format Speech
Entry Fee $8.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Editorial Commentary

1. Individuals will present a scripted speech that is intended to be an analysis of a news event rather than a running synopsis of the news.

2. Original commentary should enhance the overall effect of the news event and analysis.

3. Speakers will read the manuscript from a seated position.

4. The script should be timed to end between 1:45 and 2:00 minutes. Any speaker ending before 1:45 or after 2:00 minutes shall be ranked one score lower.

5. Time signals SHOULD NOT be given to the competitors; however, the competitors may time themselves.