GGSA Individual Events 3

2023 — Walnut Creek, CA/US

Extemp and Impromptu Topic Areas

National Extemp

Round 1: Politics/Government

Round 2: Finance & Economics

Round 3: Science & Technology / Social Issues & Controversies

Finals: US 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