University of Maryland Extension

Harford County 4-H Virtual Public Speaking Contest

4-H'er speaking at podium
When: 
Friday, May. 1, 2020 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Virtually held in the comfort of your own home
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

Join other 4-H'ers as they prepare to improve on a major life skill through participation in the Harford County 4-H Virtual Public Speaking Contest. The categories available to compete in, which are divided by age groups (Junior, Intermediate & Senior), are:

  • prepared speech
  • extemporaneous speech
  • radio spot
  • interpretations

The following options are available:  Juniors can choose to recite the 4-H Pledge; and Clovers (youth ages 5-7) may choose to recite the 4-H Pledge, do Show & Tell or use their favorite book. The Duo Dialog is also offered for all age groups as well.

For contest categories, rules and registration, see the Related Files below. Registration is due by Monday, April 27.

The virtual contest will require participants to be available on Friday, May 1 beginning at 6:00 pm in their Zoom room. 

An invitation to attend a virtual Public Speaking Workshop will be sent to registrants. The workshop will be held Friday, April 24 at 7:00 pm. Tips will be shared on the Zoom platform, best practices for lighting & sound, expectations and of course, your questions!

Contact: 
Dwayne Murphy
Contact Email: 
dmurphy2@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
(410) 638-3255
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