Texas Middle School State Tournament

2023 — Houston, TX/US

Original Oratory

Abbreviation OO
Format Speech
Entry Fee $20.00
Overall Entry Limit 72
Entry Limit Per School 8
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Students should present an original, prepared speech from memory without using notes. Speech topics should be persuasive in nature. No more than 150 words may be quoted. The oratory must be the original work of the contestant and cannot have been used in competition prior to the current school year.

The time limit for Original Oratory is 10 minutes with 30 seconds grace.