Steven Davis Invitational

2024 — Charlotte, NC/US


Abbreviation DEC
Format Speech
Entry Fee $17.50
Overall Entry Limit 42
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

Students bring history to life—literally—by delivering a speech that has been delivered by someone else. From the historical greats to contemporary public orations, students have 10 minutes to perform a memorized speech with an introduction. Topics can vary widely based on the interest of the student. The goal of Declamation is for the student to perform another speaker’s message in their own voice.

Time Limit: 10 min. with a 30 sec. grace period

Manuscripts are not permitted in Declamation

Open to 9th & 10th Grade students ONLY