As a member of the Speech Team, you will meet with your assigned coach once a week for 30 - 60 minutes. Together you and your coach will discuss the categories, determine which category is for you, and find a topic, book, or script for you to compete with.
Competitions Begin in February
Speech Invitationals take place on most Saturdays in February
and March. An average meet requires the team to leave in the
morning and return in the early evening. Speech meets are
hosted by Red Wing, Northfield, Apple Valley, and Cannon Falls
High schools among others.
The 1AA Section tournament is scheduled for April.
Competitors who place in the top three in their category go on
to compete at the State Speech Tournament the following week
High school Speech competition is a Minnesota State High School
League activity, more information about the world of Speech is
available at www.mshsl.org