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Extemporaneous Speaking

Contest Coordinator: Brent Adrian

The contest requires contestants to give a three- to five-minute speech on an assigned topic with five minutes of advance preparation. Contestants enter the preparation area one at a time, where they are given a speech topic. They are judged on voice, mechanics, platform deportment, organization and effectiveness.

This competition has high school, C/T, State Only and Middle School divisions.

The reference materials used in this competition can be found in the SkillsUSA Educational Store which include: SkillsUSA Member Handbook and SkillsUSA Framework Fundamentals Cards: Framework Fundamentals: Teaching Strategies for Essential Elements/TG