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Public Speaking Seminar

Dear Participants, Judges, Volunteers, and Coaches,

The DSABC is pleased to invite you to our first ever Public Speaking Seminar hosted by our Public Speaking Coordinator, Anna Saint. The purpose of this event is to provide students and coaches with the opportunity to learn about the various public speaking categories in preparation for the 2022 Junior Public Speaking Provincials.

Event Information:
Host Platform: Zoom Video Conferencing

Date: Friday, March 11th at 6:00-8:00 pm

All DSABC member school students and staff are welcome to attend. This seminar will be divided into discussions of the three main categories exclusive to public speaking tournaments: Impromptu Speaking, Interpretive Reading/Solo Acting, and Persuasive Speaking.

See full description of categories here

Sample videos from this year’s world grand finals:

Important Reminders:

  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

  • The registration form should be submitted for each attendee. Students, Teacher Sponsors/Coaches, and Parent Sponsors can all register to attend.

  • Register Here

Chaperone Policy

  • All students are required to have a school-approved "chaperone" listed. This chaperone must be able to be reached by phone and email for the duration of the event. The DSABC accepts no liability for any student left unsupervised at any DSABC-sponsored event, whether online or in-person.

  • A chaperone can be a coach, teacher sponsor, or parent/guardian who is authorized by their child’s school and is willing to take on all chaperone related responsibilities.

  • Senior students are not considered chaperones. 

  • All adults acting as chaperones are expected to uphold the DSABC Code of Ethics

Tentative Schedule

Friday, March 11th

6:00-6:10 pm

6:10-6:40 pm

6:40-7:10 pm

7:10-7:40 pm

7:40-8:00 pm

Online Registration in Main Zoom Room
Persuasive Speaking 
Interpretive Reading/Solo Acting 
Impromptu Speaking
Question and Answer Period 


Tournament Contacts
Anna Saint - DSABC Public Speaking Coordinator:
Jacqueline Belzberg - DSABC President:

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