GGSA Individual Events 3

2020 — San Francisco, CA/US

Extemp & 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