The Forensics Team is dedicated to the spirit of speech competition. With twelve Forensics events to choose from, each student can compete in as many as two events per tournament.
The twelve events are as follows:
|Original Comedy||An original comedy routine.|
|Humorous Interpretation||A presentation of humorous literature involving more than two characters.|
|Dramatic Interpretation||A presentation of dramatic literature involving more than two characters.|
|Humorous Duet Acting||A humorous acting scene between two people.|
|Dramatic Duet Acting||A dramatic acting scene between two people.|
|Verse||An oral poetry presentation.|
|Prose||An oral interpretation of literature.|
|Impromptu||Student draws a topic, prepares and delivers a speech in eight minutes. The norm would be a 3-4 minute preparation, and 4-5 minute speech.|
|Oratorical Declamation||An interpretation of material prepared by another person.|
|Original Oratory||An original persuasive speech.|
|Extemporaneous Speaking||After a preparation period, the student presents a six minute speech on a current event.|
A newscast, including a commercial.
Meets are held on Saturdays at area high schools. State competition follows with districts, sectionals, and state.