BG Vette City Junior Virtual Speech Tournament
2021 — NSDA Campus, KY/US
Limited Prep Topics
2021 BG Vette City Virtual Junior
Limited Prep Event Topics
5 p.m. 11/15 CST All videos due to tabroom.com
Extemporaneous Speaking Topics
Directions: Choose one topic on which to speak. Prep for 30 minutes and film
your speech. Please do NOT include your prep time in your video.
Will the recent OSHA COVID-19 standard be struck down in court?
Should the United States seek a policy of mutually assured destruction to combat the threat of China’s hypersonic missiles?
What organization will win the new space race?
Impromptu Speaking Topics
Directions: Choose one topic on which to do your speech and film the entire prep and speaking time. Students may have a timer or time themselves.
If you’re in control, you’re not going fast enough. — Parnelli Jones
To finish first, you must first finish. — Juan Manuel Fangio
Improv Duo Topic
Prep time: up to 5 minutes
Performance time: No greater than 6 minutes
May be played humorous or serious. Must establish a problem to be solved.
Film prep time AND their performance time.
In performance, we should be able to see both students in the frame, though they may step out for a moment as needed.
Students may NOT be in the same room when filming for fairness/safety’s sake.
Students may have a timer or time themselves.
This is a Round 2 / Quarters / Finals -style prompt. Students must present a scene that includes this line:
“You’re going to have to step on it.”