2022 — Greer, SC/US
Novice Impromptu Speaking
NSDA Description: A contestant draws three prompts designed around a general topic, selects one, then has up to two minutes to prepare a speech on the topic. The Impromptu speech should be regarded as an original interpretation by the speaker of the designated topic as supported by varied materials and gives a contestant opportunity to be creative and imaginative. An impromptu speech should reveal the student's ability to organize his thoughts in a logical manner.
Time Limit: 5 minutes total (for both preparation and speaking). Competitors may use up to 2 of their 5 minutes for preparation.