Speech Resources

Speech Events

The ISSDA offers competition in 14 different Speech events. The Speech season traditionally begins in early November and culminates with Sectional tournaments at the end of February and the State Tournament in mid-March.


  • Dramatic Interpretation

  • Humorous Interpretation

  • Duo

  • Programmed Oral Interp

  • Prose

    • Black binders - The Black Book Depot. You can buy in bulk or individually. NOTE: Do not put your scripts on colored construction paper. This can be distracting, Either a black or white cardstock is the standard, black is the preference.

  • Poetry

  • Original Performance

Public Address