This event is limited to Freshmen and Sophomores. A student presents a memorized speech written by another orator.
- Students have 10 minutes (with a 30 second grace period).
- An introduction is memorized and must contain information about the author and original setting for the speech. It lasts no longer than 60 seconds.
- The student has chosen a speech previously given by another person and memorized it. The competitor’s presentation is an interpretation of the meaning of the message of the original speech.
- The judge should critique the delivery of the speech not its content.
Welcome to the 2022-2023 tournament season! We’re looking forward to an awesome competition season, albeit online. We plan to conduct all debate and limited prep events in person! Good luck to everyone as we prepare for amazing competitions!