“I was very glad that I made the choice to join the tournament because in the real world, you're always going to be speaking or presenting in front of people who you have never met." South Central 1st time speaker in YSG 1
Click the title of a speech event to find an overview: description, rules, ballots and script submission forms.
Additional information is found here:
Script Submission Questions - learn the basic dos and don't of preparing documents.
Script Submission Overview - examples of correct and incorrect script submission documents and attributions.
Beginning Speaker Orientation Video - introduce beginning speakers to what they can expect at a tournament.
EXPRESS, A Reason to Speak, and Beginning Public Speaking
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YSG 1 Presentations with Corresponding Tournament Events
NOTE: YSG 1 presentations may be used in YSG 2 events if speakers have:
Check individual speech Overviews for specific requirements.
YSG 2 Presentations - Tournament Events
NOTE: YSG 1 presentations may be used in YSG 2 events if speakers have just completed YSG 1 and they adhere to the rules and requirements of that event. Check individual speech Overviews for specific information.
YSG 3 Presentations - Tournament Events
Student Evaluators provide written critique to students participating in YSG 1 events. May not participate in YSG 1 events.