At the beginning of this contest, a five-to-seven minute test speech will be presented by a test speaker. Contestants will be given 5 minutes after the speech to prepare (they may also write notes during the speech).

After the test speaker, contestants will be taken to a separate room. After 5 minutes to prepare, one at a time each contestant will be invited back into the main room to present their evaluation


  • Speakers must speak for a minimum of 1:30 and no longer than 3:30
  • 25% of the speech may be devoted to quoting, paraphrasing, or referencing another person’s content.
  • Contestants may remain in the main room after they have given their evaluation.


  • Evaluation Contest speeches must be from two (2) to three (3) minutes. A contestant will be disqualified if the speech is less than one (1) minute 30 seconds or more than three (3) minutes 30 seconds.


  • Be a paid member in good standing

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