District Contests

International Speech Contest

Contestants present a five- to seven- minute speech on any subject they choose. The finals of the contest is held at the annual conference of District 41 i.e. Oration.


Humourous Speech Contest

Contestants present a humorous speech that must be thematic in nature (opening, body, and conclusion), not a monologue (series of one-liners). The finals of the contest is held at the semi-annual conference of District 41 i.e. Resonance.


Speech Evaluation Contest

Contestants observe a five-to seven-minute test speech and then present a two-to three-minute evaluation of the test speech. The finals of the contest is held at the semi-annual conference of District 41 i.e. Resonance.


Table Topics Contest

An impromptu speech, all contestants are assigned the same topic, told to them when they are introduced by the contest chair. The finals of the contest is held at the annual conference of District 41 i.e. Oration.


Tall Tales Contest

Contestants present a speech on a topic that is highly-exaggerated and improbable in theme or plot.

Resources

1171 Speech Contest Rulebook
Contest Guidelines 2016 – 2017 (1)