Winter Chill

2022 — NSDA Campus, WA/US

After Dinner Speaking

Abbreviation ADS
Format Speech
Entry Fee $5.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

  • This event should imitate a banquet situation

  • Time: 4 - 6 minutes Time signals: not provided.

  • The group (real or fictional) being addressed should be clear.

  • The intent of ADS is to entertain, but the speaker must also develop an idea. Material presented must be original.

  • Delivery may be through memorization or use of notes on one side of a 4 x 6 card, but a text may not be used.

  • Emphasis should be placed on the concept of “speech.” While humorous quips and jokes are appropriate, they must have purpose and fit the occasion.