Prepared Speech


Requires students to deliver a speech five to seven minutes in length on a common theme established by National SkillsUSA early in the school year. Contestants are evaluated on their ability to present thoughts relating to a central theme clearly and effectively, and on voice, mechanics, and platform deportment.


Guidelines - Regional (2018)

Guidelines - State (2018)

The theme for this year's contest can be found here updated 11/5/2017