|| There will be a separate division
for each grade (9th, 10th, 11th and 12th).
|| Members will present a prepared
speech not to exceed seven minutes* in length and will give
an extemporaneous speech not to exceed two minutes in length.
|| For each 30
seconds the speaker exceeds the seven minute time limit,
will be deducted from the final score. Five points
will be deducted from the final score if the speech is
less than three minutes in length.
|| The prepared speech will count
75% and the extemporaneous speech will count 25%.
Form 656A will be used as the scorecard for the prepared
speech and Form 657 will be used for the extemporaneous
|| Members may enter the citizenship
or leadership awards program in addition to the public speaking