Public Speaking Speaking

Public Speaking

This competitive event requires NCA members to develop a speech related to
a selected NCA topic. The topic for the year aligns to the NCA membership
theme, which is announced at the conclusion of the Career Development
Conference annually.

Competition Guideline

The Speaking Topic

How has Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) supported you in looking towards
and preparing for the future?

Public Speaking Details

The prepared speech will be a maximum of five (5) minutes in length.
• All competitors shall speak on the same announced topic.
• There will be no microphones used for this event.
• Props may NOT be used.
NCA Competitive Event Guidelines
Prepared Speaking (2023) PS 2
• The use of index card notes during the speech is permitted. Electronic
notecards (on a tablet, smart phone, laptop, etc.) are permitted, but may
not be shown to judges.
• The timekeeper will present a flash card advising the competitor when
there is one (1) minute remaining. The competitor will be stopped when
the five minutes are up and will be dismissed.
• Judges will have three minutes to complete the rating sheet.

In the event of a tie, a tiebreaker will be determined by the areas on the
rating sheet section(s) with the highest point value in descending order.

Registration and Due Dates

Two Entries Per Chapter


Competition Date: February 22, 2023

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