GGSA Individual Events 2

2022 — San Francisco, CA/US

Extemp Procedures and Impromptu Topic Areas

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Extemp Topic Areas

National Extemp

Round 1:   Politics/Government
Round 2:  Economics
Round 3:  Science/tech/social issues
Finals: Foreign policy

International Extemp

Round 1:   The Americas
Round 2:   Europe/Russia
Round 3:   Asia/Australia/Oceania
Finals: Africa/Middle East


Round 1: Brief, thought-provoking quotations

Round 2: One-word abstract topics, e.g. THRIFT

Round 3: General topics of current interest and importance in the form of a question

Finals: Concrete nouns, e.g. UMBRELLA