YG Year End Spontaneous Speaking Tournament

2022 — NSDA Campus, CA/US

Middle/High School Extemporaneous Speaking

Abbreviation MHExt
Format Speech
Entry Fee $30.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Students are presented with a choice of three questions related to current events in the US and the world. In 30 minutes, they must then prepare a speech answering the selected question. Students may use the internet during preparation for research. The speech is delivered from memory - no notes are permitted.

Speech time should be 5-7 minutes long.

Topic Areas Will Be As Follows

Round 1: U.S. Politics

Round 2: Russia

Round 3: Democracy and Autocracy

Final Round: The Middle East