6th Annual Redmond Mustang Classic
2023 — Redmond, WA/US
Original Oratory - Open
Original oratory, or simply Oratory, is one of the most common speech events, and is the only public speaking event offered as a main event at the National Forensics League(NFL) National Tournament. In Original Oratory, a competitor prepares a speech on a topic of his or her choosing, and can be informative or persuasive in nature. Often, a competitor may use only one speech for the entire season. The purpose of Oratory is to inspire belief or reinforce conviction.