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  Extemporaneous Public Speaking  
     
Overview      
In the extemporaneous Public Speaking LDE, participants are given 30 minutes to deliver a speech on one of three assigned agricultural topics. Students must learn to think on their feet and develop an argument quickly and persuasively. the Prepared Public Speaking LDE, students write and deliver a six-to eight - minute speech about a current agriculture-related topic. The speaking skills gained through this event help students excel in school, community, and career.


Event Location & Time
The State Extemporaneous Public Speaking Event is held at the state convention in June. Each FFA area is permitted one contestant in the state event. Areas will host their own speaking events to determine state qualifiers. State qualifiers should register for the state convention and note their participation in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking LDE.

Eligibility
Active FFA members in grades 7-12 who have won at the area level may participate in the state event.

Documents      
NameDate AddedSize
Virginia Extemporaneous Public Speaking Rules 5/27/2020 945 KB

   
 
Event Information
     
Event Format:
Single Participant
Must Win Area Event to Compete at State Event
 
   

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