PREPARED PUBLIC SPEAKING LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENT
During the Prepared Public Speaking Leadership Development Event (LDE), students write and deliver a six to eight-minute speech about a current agriculture-related topic.
Students research a topic of interest and then put together a creative, informative speech. The speech is then presented to a panel of judges, who score the student based on the speech’s content, composition and delivery.
Expectations at Convention for Prepared Public Speaking
Official Dress is required.
Arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled speaking time.
Ask before leaving the event.
Check in and make sure your name is called prior to competing
What SHOULD students bring? (Tools/equipment/materials)
A copy of the speech for personal use if needed
What can students NOT BRING for themselves?
No props allowed to be brought in
What will get an individual disqualified?
What will be provided by the event?
A place to sit while waiting for the competition