NE Secondary Speech Meet—Maryland/D.C.

April 5, 2019
Elkton, MD

Students demonstrate their ability to communicate by verbally presenting speeches before evaluators and an audience of students and parents. ACSI does not provide an anthology of materials for the Speech Meet. Students should seek the guidance and approval of their school’s speech teacher/coordinator in choosing appropriate materials. Selections are to be of high literary quality.

The Speech Meet may be a half- or full-day event. Students participate in one or two rounds at the discretion of the event chairperson. Students from ACSI member schools in grades 7–12 may participate. The student participation fee is $10.00 per student.

Junior High Categories (Grades 6–8) Senior High Categories (Grades 9–12)
  • Bible Memorization and Application
  • Costumed Dramatic Monologue
  • Costumed Humorous Monologue
  • Dramatic Poetry
  • Dramatic Reading (Prose)
  • Humorous Poetry
  • Humorous Reading (Prose)
  • Original Speech
  • Puppets
  • Visual Aid
  • Bible Memorization and Application
  • Devotional Homiletics
  • Dramatic Interpretation
  • Duet Acting
  • Expository Speaking
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Humorous Interpretation
  • Impromptu
  • Individual Acting
  • Interpretation of Children’s Literature
  • Original Oratory
  • Reader’s Theatre
  • TV News Team

School Registration

Please complete the Spring Events Registration Form with the $60 school registration fee by October 31, 2018.

Coordinator resources are available for the Secondary Speech Meet.


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