IN THE MEANTIME, WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO TAKE A LOOK AT THE RULES, SCORE SHEET, AND PREVIOUS COMPETITION DATES TO GET FAMILIAR WITH THE PROCESS. PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.
Please follow the rules laid out below and within our speech competition pages. We are currently working on the best way to judge an out-of-state zone competition. Possibly, it will be either via Skype or recorded video (YouTube) entries.
Please visit our speech resources page to view research resources.
|January 18, 2017:||Kansas City zone contest|
|January 19, 2017:||Springfield zone contest|
|January 24, 2017:||Mid-MO zone contest|
|January 26, 2017:||St. Louis zone contest|
|January 31, 2017:||Out-of-state contest|
|February 20, 2017:||State Final contest|
|February 25, 2017:||State Final contest (make-up date)|
School competitions should be complete no later than two weeks before the zone contest.
|January 4, 2017:||Kansas City local competition deadline|
|January 5, 2017:||Springfield local competition deadline|
|January 10, 2017:||Mid-MO local competition deadline|
|January 12, 2017:||St. Louis local competition deadline|
|January 17, 2017:||Out-of-state submission deadline|
|1st Place State:||Engraved plaque|
|Special invitation to speak at the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Brunch|
|Special invitation to attend the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Brunch & Lecture|
|2nd Place State:||Special invitation to attend the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Brunch & Lecture|
|3rd-4th Place State:||Museum t-shirt, Invitation to attend the annual Churchill Weekend Kemper Lecture|
|All Zone participants:||Certificate of Congratulations|