Speech Trek Application

Jean Jokipii High School Memorial Speech Contest

2022-2023 Speech Topic:  “What is the most pressing issue (social/political/economic) facing your generation?”

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My signature below certifies that I have read the rules for the speech contest and wish for my child to participate in the AAUW speech contest to be held at Bay WestThe Speech Contest is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. I agree to hold harmless AAUW Iron Mountain/Kingsford Branch, including their respective past, present and future officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents and representative against any and all liabilities, injuries, losses, costs, damages, attorney fees, and expenses which my child or any parent, guardian or representative may sustain or incur as a result of participation in the Speech Trek contest.
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AAUW M. Jean Jokipii Memorial Speech Contest

SPEECH TREK Judge’s Ballot

SPEAKER NUMBER and NAME: ___________________________________________

JUDGE NUMBER and NAME: _____________________________________________

SPEAKING TIME: ____________

    Weak Fair Good Excellent
  Addressed the topic; answered the question 1 2 3 4
  Interesting—held attention                                                                            1 2 3 4
  Research was referenced with proper citations 1 2 3 4
  Speech is persuasive 1 2 3 4
  Inviting introduction 1 2 3 4
  Effective arrangement of ideas  1 2 3 4
  Transitions were used to signal movement from one point to the next                 1 2 3 4
  There was a definite conclusion                                                     1 2 3 4
  Good vocal projection  1 2 3 4
  Appropriate rate of delivery 1 2 3 4
  Maintained eye contact with the audience                                                                 1 2 3 4
  Extemporaneous delivery—not reading                                                                        1 2 3 4
TOTAL POINTS          

 Judge’s Signature: ________________________________________________­­­­__________   Date: __________________

*No ties allowed.  Judges must make independent decisions and are not to confer or discuss contestants with other judges prior to submitting final ballots. Speakers not observing the 5-6 minute time requirement will be disqualified. Speakers may use one 4” x 6” note card.  Speakers that stop and start again are disqualified.  Work that is not original will be grounds for disqualification.  Judges will confer with each other if there is a tie.

Contestants must receive a minimum average score of 36 (75%) to place

Comments: Since there are no oral critiques, you may use this space to offer your own remarks.