North Mecklenburg Viking Classic

2023 — Huntersville, NC/US

Expository Speaking

Abbreviation EXP
Format Speech
Entry Fee $10.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Crafting an original speech, expository students describe, clarify, illustrate, or define an object, idea, concept, or process. The speech includes research and is aimed at informing the audience; the goal is to educate, not to advocate. A fabricated topic may not be used. No visual aids are permitted. Items of dress put on and removed during the course of the presentation are considered costumes and may not be part of the contestant’s presentation.

Speech may not have been used by the competitor in a prior school year. Speech may not be used by student in another event.

The maximum time limit is 5 minutes. Students exceeding the time limit by more than 30 seconds cannot receive a first-place rank.