Close

Speech Events

National Speech & Debate Association 2019-2020 High School Unified Manual

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

Email: individualevents@fbkdebate.org

Name: Jessica Laurence

Email: individualevents@fbkdebate.org

TBA

Extemp Topic Areas

Mixed Extemp

Energy and the Environment

Middle East and Africa

US Politics

Europe

US Economy

Asia

US Foreign Policy

Scenarios

Octos Topic Areas 

U.S. Education

Health Care