Judge Information

Judges are key to a superior competition.

Thank you for your interest in being a judge for the 2019 Speaking Proudly oratory competition. Nothing about this October 26 competition will have a greater impact on the 50 competitors than the judging they receive.

The chief goal of Speaking Proudly’s organizers is to create an environment which supports the free expression of Minnesota girls’ patriotism. Effective judging is central to achieving that goal.

Whether you have years of experience in judging student speakers or are relatively new to this role, you will find here the information you need to make the Speaking Proudly experience one you will enjoy and one that competitors will cherish for a lifetime.

Schedule for October 26

More detailed information will be provider closer to competition day.
10:00 a.m.State Capitol doors are opened
Competitors admitted
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Preliminary round, Sections A and B
Lunch and Capitol tours
12:20 - 2:25 p.m.Semi-final round, Sections A and B
2:45 p.m.Finalists announced
3:00 - 3:45 p.m.Final round and award ceremony