There are five types of events: (Originals, Limited Prep, Interp, Congress, Debate). You must prepare a piece from 3 of the 5 types of events. 

Originals Topics: 3-5 Min Speech

For OO/OA have an atg, problem, cause, solution and conclusion. For opp just tell a story and for Expos have atg, background, 2points and conclusion

1Taking Risks  (OO)  2. Story from the perspective of Kanye West's assistant (OPP)  3. Replacing Textbooks with Tablets (OA)  4. Online Dating ( Expos) 5. YOUR CHOICE.

Impromptu Potential topics: 2 min Prep. 3 Min speech.

1. Perseverance  2. Individuality  3. Optimism   4. Change  5. Respect

Prep 3 of 5.  12 total examples


A: Atg B. Theme of ATG C. State quotation. D. Interp E. Agree/Disagree F. Roadmap G. Transitions H. Points I. Contrapositive J. Conclusion


  1. Do on your own
  2. Only 1 may be a personal example
  3. No example may be repeated.
  4. No more than 2 pop culture per topic. (Sports, music. Tv)

People that can't be used

(Famous Presidents)

  1. Abe Lincoln
  2. George Washington
  3. Thomas Jefferson
  4. Barack Obama

(Famous Athletes)

  1. Kobe Bryant
  2. Derek Jeter
  3. Alex Rodriguez
  4. Peyton Manning
  5. Michael Jordan
  6. Lebron James

 (Civil Rights Movement)

  1. Martin Luther King Jr
  2. Rosa Parks
  3. Malcom X


  1. Adolf Hitler
  2. Anne Frank

 (Famous in Pop Culture)

  1. Elvis
  2. JK Rowling
  3. The Beatles
  4. Michael Jackson

(Famous in Science/Tech)

  1. Albert Einstein
  2. Issac Newton
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Steve Jobs

(Famous in General)

  1. Hellen Keller
  2. Christopher Columbus



Congress Bill: PREP AFF AND NEG. 3 Minute Speech, 1 Minute Cross x. Have sources for your arguments!

A Bill to Ban Drone Strikes


SECTION 1. The use of computer-operated unmanned aircraft (drones) in military strikes is hereby banned.

SECTION 2. Strikes are defined as “ An attack intended to cause physical damage, to land, people or property.”

SECTION 3. The Department of Defense will enforce this ban on all branches of the armed forces.

SECTION 4. This bill will be implemented immediately upon passage.

SECTION 5. All other laws that are in conflict with this legislation shall hereby be declared null and void.

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Monologues for Tryouts- 3-5 Min Performance


Debate Tryout Topic:  Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

1 on 1 debate

2 minute Affirmative speech - 2 minute Negative speech


1 minute Affirmative summary - 1 minute Negative summary

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