“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.
Click on the a YSG level to learn which events can be used to practice the speeches in that level.
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.