Introduction to Public Speaking

2021 NLC Topic

Speech must be of a business nature

Event Introduction

Introduction to Public Speaking is a ‘Speech Event’. These events consist of a business speech 

Impromptu Speaking is an Individual Event and reserved for underclassmen only. (9th/10th grade)


  • When delivering the speech, competitors may use notes prepared before the event.

  • No other reference materials such as visual aids or electronic devices may be brought to or used during the event preparation or presentation.

Performance time: 4 minutes