Texas Middle School State Tournament
2023 — Houston, TX/US
After selecting one topic or quotation from a group of three, students will prepare an impromptu speech. Contestants will be judged on their organization, quality of speech, fluency, movement in the speaking area, etc. Note cards may not be used.
Teams will have a total of 7 minutes to prepare and perform with 30 seconds grace. This time can be divided as the students see fit.
Impromptu Speaking Topic Areas (Quotations from or about These Areas)
Preliminary Round 1: Women's Rights
Preliminary Round 2: Science Fiction/Fantasy Books, Movies, and Television Shows