Youth Speaks Competition

Rotary Youth Speaks Competition

Youth Speaks - Competition

Rotary Youth Speaks

The Youth Speaks competition is designed to encourage excellent speaking and presentation skills in young people.

It aims to offer:

  • experience in speaking on a public platform as a member of a team
  • an incentive to formulate ideas on topical subjects
  • discipline in dealing with a topic in a limited time
  • the opportunity of learning and practising high standards of expression, presentation and appearance
  • impartial feedback and assessment of performance by experienced adjudicators

Who can take part?

  • all schools
  • home educated
  • RotaKids
  • Interact
  • Scout Groups/Girl Guides / Youth Café participants

There are two discrete levels in this competition:

·         Intermediate        11 to 13 years

·         Senior                   14 to 17 years

i.e. intermediate participants need to be 13 or under on 31 August and similarly, seniors, 17 on 31 August2017.


This is a four-stage competition beginning with clubs and aiming towards the national final which is being hosted by D1175, Cornwall in 2018.  

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