Get to know the speech events offered at NCFCA Tournaments
Platform speaking includes events that allow you to write a 10 minute speech on the topic of your choice. The platform speaking events for this year are:
Persuasive Speaking: A speech intended to persuade a judge of your position on any issue you choose
Informative Speaking: An opportunity to make an event, an idea or anything you wish known to others.
Illustrated Oratory: A speech on any topic, but you are allowed 3-10 foam boards and a box full of props to illustrate your topic
Limited Preparation speeches give you the chance to think on the fly! In these events, you won't know your topic until you go into your round!
Impromptu Speaking: A 5 minute speech, with 2 minutes of preparation time, on whatever topic is given to you!
Apologetics: A 6 minute speech, with 4 minutes of preparation time, that analyzes a part of the Christian faith.
Extemporaneous: A 7 minute speech, with 20 minutes of preparation, on current news happenings.