Seattle Prep Middle School Tournament

2023 — Seattle, WA/US

Open Oratory

Abbreviation OOR
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 100 words (Senior Division) of 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 OPEN DIVISION is 8 minute with a 30 second grace period.