Cavalier Invitational at Durham Academy

2023 — Durham, NC/US

Informative Speaking

Abbreviation INF A
Format Speech
Entry Fee $35.00
Overall Entry Limit 120
Entry Limit Per School 5
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

An informative speech is an original speech designed to explain, define, describe or illustrate a particular subject. The general purpose of the speech is for the audience to gain understanding and/or knowledge on the topic. This contest comprises only memorized speeches composed by the contestants and not used by them during a previous contest season. Audio/visual aids may or may not be used. No electronic equipment is permitted. The use of live animals or any additional people is not allowed during the speech. The time limit is 10 minutes with a 30 second grace period. If, in the opinion of the judge, the contestant violates the grace period, they may not be ranked 1st, but need not b ranked last. Not more than 150 words of the speech may be direct quotation.