Speech Events

IE postings for quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals will be held in the Reitz on Sunday morning.

Speech Events will include:

Pattern A:

Mixed Extemporaneous Speaking

Dramatic Interpretation

Informative Speaking

Duo Interpretation


Pattern B:

Humorous Interpretation

Original Oratory

Impromptu Speaking

Program Oral Interpretation

Can students double enter in events?

Students may double or triple enter in Speech events. If a student would like to double-enter, he or she may enter in one Pattern A and one Pattern B, or two events in the same pattern.However, if a student would like to triple-enter, he or she cannot choose three events in one pattern. He or she must enter in two Pattern A and one Pattern B event, or vice-versa. Students cannot double-enter in debate events, or double-enter in one speech and one debate event (including Congress).

Name: Allison Brummer


Name: Jessica Laurence



Extemp Topic Areas

Mixed Extemp

Energy and the Environment

Middle East and Africa

US Politics


US Economy


US Foreign Policy