American Debate League End of Season Invitational

2021 — NSDA Campus, NY/US


Abbreviation BROAD
Format Speech
Entry Fee $0.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

BROADCASTING RULES - Student Prepared News Script

Each student prepares, in advance, a news script using up-to-date material. The students may find material in AP script (available at local radio stations), newspapers, internet sites, etc. Each student must compose/ prepare his/her own scripts. Students may not use the same script from tournament to tournament. Each competitor must provide a copy of the script to the judge. There is no requirement for particular types of stories to be included in the news script.

An introduction, a sign-off and a brief commercial must be included in the broadcast. The suggested duration of the commercial is 15 seconds. Delivery of the script should last for three minutes, with a 15 second grace period both above and below the time limit.