NEW HEADING 1
February 5, 2013By Zoe Wilson of Thomas Nelson HS
On January 24th, FFA held a Chapter Speaking. But what IS Chapter Speaking?
Chapter Speaking is a series of speeches in which you are judged on correctness, memory, etc.
SECTIONS OF CHAPTER SPEAKING
Student will be given 2 topics and 20 minutes to prepare. You must tell about what you have learned about those topics. The student has 6 minutes to speak. Anything longer will have points deducted.
Beef – Dairy
Crops – Floral
Fruit/Vegetables – Goat
Green House – Horses
Nursery/Landscape – Sheep
Small Animals – Swine
Turf/Lawn -- Poultry
The student will be judged on reciting the FFA Creed from memory; they will answer questions on the creed.
PREPARED PUBLIC SPEAKING
Student gets their topic of choice. Their speech must be 6-8 minutes; anything longer will be deducted from the student’s points.
Each judge will get to ask each participant 2 questions.
The student will draw 3 topics relating to current Ag issues. The student will pick one and will have 30 minutes to prepare. Note cards are allowed.
The speech must be 4 minutes minimum, 6 minutes max. Each judge will ask each participant 2 questions.