Seattle Prep Middle School Tournament

2023 — Seattle, WA/US

Novice Oratory

Abbreviation NOR
Format Speech
Entry Fee $5.00
Overall Entry Limit 100
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

1. Speech should be the original work of the speaker.

2. There should be no more than 50 word quoted material

3. The student should have a typed or handwritten copy of the speech on hand.

4. The speech must be memorized.

5. Although orations may deal with a problem and solution, this is not the only acceptable form of oratory. It may alert the audience to threatening danger, strengthen devotion to a cause, or eulogize a person.

6. The TIME LIMIT for NOVICE DIVISION is 5 minute with a 30 second grace period.