Do you want to participate in the
American Legion Oratorical Contest

but don’t know where to start?


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Why you should buy this book


A detailed look at each level of the Competition – Post, District, Department and National
Tips for amazing speeches from a former semi-finalist
Step-by-step assignments to help you choose a Prepared Oration topic, research, write, and memorize your Prepared Oration and Assigned Topic speeches, polish your speeches through hand motions, movements, and voice inflection, and present yourself with excellence through your wardrobe selections
A practice schedule with practical ideas that will give you confidence in your presentations
 

What you will find inside the book

How to Prepare for the American Legion Oratorical Contest covers all aspects of preparing for the American Legion Oratorical Contest - from what to expect on Contest Days, to how to research, write, and present amazing speeches – all from the perspective of a 2012 National Semi-Finalist.

Table of Contents

1 Disclaimer


2 Introduction


3 What is the American Legion Oratorical Contest?


4 Scholarships


5 How to Sign Up

6 What Does the Contest Day Look Like?


7 Tips for Amazing Speeches


8 Assignments


9 Practice Schedule


10 You Can Do It!


About me


I was a National Semi-Finalist for the 2012 American Legion Oratorical Contest, and a National award winner in the National Christian Forensics and Communication Association from 2009-2011.
But more importantly, I’m:

A follower of Jesus
A wife to my very best friend
A mama to two super sweet little boys


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