Extemporaneous Speaking

CLUSTER:

Leadership


STATE QUALIFYING EVENT:

Not Required


PARTICIPATION:

Individual


LEVEL:

National Contest


CONTEST TYPE:

Leadership Development

Extemporaneous Speaking

With five minutes of advance preparation, competitors are required to give a three-to five-minute speech on an assigned topic. They are judged on voice, mechanics, platform deportment, organization and effectiveness.

The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.