Diamondback Classic

2024 — Pocatello, ID/US

After Dinner Speaking

Abbreviation ADS
Format Speech
Entry Fee $5.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Time: 7 minute maximum with a 30 second "grace period"

Performance: Competitors are speaking as if they are a keynote speaker addressing a specific group. The group being addressed (real or fictional) should be identified in the speech introduction. Delivery must be memorized. 2. Intent: The intent of ADS is to develop a thesis, idea, or observation of some personal or societal importance through the appropriate use of satire, quips and humor. ADS is not intended to be an interpretive event with multiple characters. 3. Material: Material presented must be original. While humorous quips and jokes are appropriate, they must have purpose and fit the occasion