HSP Cougar Invitational Forensic Tournament

Help for New Competitors:


What does it look like?*

Dramatic Performance (10 minute selections can be either humorous or of a serious nature)

Duo Performance of Literature

Extemporaneous Speaking

Domestic Extemp Example

International Extemp Example

Oral Interpretation of Literature (alternating rounds of Prose / Poetry)

  • Prose Interpretation Wikipedia Explanation; the same instructions apply to the poetry segment of the competition

Original Oratory

Original Oratory Example
Student Congress

Handout for New Judges (please have new judges read this handout prior to arriving at the tournament)

*Video from the Georgetown Prep 2006 Speech Exhibition

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