Speech Contest Timetable and Deadlines 2016-11-15T12:53:01+00:00

Chapters wishing to conduct a Speech Contest need to submit a “Chapter Confirmation Form” (found in the Planning & Reference Guide) to NMA Headquarters by January  31.  This form must be on file at NMA Headquarters in order for students to be eligible to compete.

CONTEST SCHEDULING

  1. Chapter Level Contests should generally be conducted between January and mid-March but could be scheduled earlier in the school year. It is suggested the Chapter Level Contest be completed at least 14 days prior to the Council Level Contest.
  2. Council Level Contests should generally be conducted between February and mid-April. It is suggested the Council Level Contest be completed at least 14 days prior to the CLT (Chapter Leadership Training) Level Contest.
  3. CLT Level Contests shall be conducted at both CLTs which are scheduled during Spring.
  4. The National Level Contest shall be conducted at the NMA Annual Conference which is held in the fall.