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Farm Bureau Youth Speech Contest

Annually, the Florida Farm Bureau hosts a statewide Youth Speech Contest. This contest begins at the county level and winners advance to district and state. This year youth ages 14-18 are asked to answer the prompt, “What are 3 major challenges that you feel Florida agriculture is facing?”

Due to the spread of COVID-19 and guidance from the CDC, this year’s speech contest will be done virtually. Youth have the opportunity to develop their five minute speech and submit a recording of themselves delivering their speech.

–Registration deadline May 6th by 5 PM

–Deadline for video submission: May 8th, 2020 by 6pm – An email with instruction on how to submit your speech video will be sent after registration.

–Prizes: First – $100, Second – $75, Third – $50

Requirements:  

–Must be 14-18 years of age as of September 11, 2020

–The competitor must prepare and present the speech personally

–The competitor is not permitted to use any visual aids such as a PowerPoint presentation or poster.

–Speeches must be 5 minutes in length +/- 30 seconds

–Must reside in Seminole County.


This speech competition is a wonderful way for youth to gain an understanding of Florida agriculture and develop their communication skills.

To Register click here: https://forms.gle/X5tSwBZsAkUjHUFb9

To review the Contest Packet click this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/14daiAaH5cbHRsO_r_iI1H2Y7YAIRYsQl/view?usp=sharing

The pdf version of the Contest Flyer can be found at this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jhuc6q5jHxqPm-ufXeFAL_LGeX1wnNhW/view?usp=sharing

Speech Resources                                                                                                                  Issues Facing Florida Agriculture:  https://www.facebook.com/SeminoleCounty4H/videos/2543675809218097/

Parts of a Speech: https://www.facebook.com/SeminoleCounty4H/videos/826094381207974/

Creating Virtual Presentations: https://www.facebook.com/SeminoleCounty4H/videos/213945703240555/

For more information please email cwoodard@seminolecountyfl.gov 

 

 

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