Deuel-Garden Public Speaking Contest March 28th 6:00 pm Garden County Elementary School

Public Speaking Contest

March 28, 2019 6:00 PM

Garden County Elementary School  Library

Pre-register by March 21, 2019


All speeches must be original and include 4-H as the major component of the speech.

Length of Speeches:

Clover Kids: Less than 1 min - can read a story or poem, or have a short speech

Junior Division: 1 to 3 minutes.

Intermediate Division: 3 to 5 minutes.

Senior Division: 5 to 8 minutes.

2019 Public Service Announcement is “Inspire Kids to Do”.

Radio PSA's will be submitted electronically along with the PSA text and registration form. Please use .wav or .mp3 audio formats when recording your PSA.

All 4-H PSA's must include the following tagline within the last 10 seconds of the PSA: "Learn more about the Nebraska Extension 4-H Youth Development Program at" The tagline is included in the 60 second time limit.

Age Divisions
Three age divisions are used in the 4-H Public Speaking Contest and are based on the 4-H member's age (the age of the youth before January 1 of the current year).

Junior Division: 4-H ages eight (8) to ten (10)

Intermediate Division: 4-H ages eleven (11) to thirteen (13)

Senior Division: 4-H ages fourteen (14) to eighteen (18)

Only Senior Division regional winners in the Speech and PSA categories will advance to the State Public Speaking Contest.