All speeches will be judged according to Tennessee 4-H Public Speaking Rules utilizing the Tennessee
4-H Speech Score Card:  Jr. and Jr. High (F656), Sr.(F656-A).  Score cards can be found at

No extemporaneous speeches will be required for Sr. Level participants. Only prepared speeches.

Time Limits:
4th grade --- 1-3 minutes
5th-8th grade --- 2-7 minutes
9th-12 grade --- 3-7 minutes
If the 4-H member goes over the time limit, one (1) point will be deducted from every 30 seconds.
If the 4-H member is under the required time limit, five (5) points will be deducted.

For More Information call the 4-H office at 615-735-2900
Jr: 4th and 5th grades
Jr. High: 6th - 8th grades
Sr. Level I: 9th and 10th grades
Sr. Level II:  11th and 12th grades

To enter:
Send name, age, division and school to
Smith County Fair 4-H Speaking Contest
6 Pettross Drive
Carthage, TN 37030

Entry Deadline in Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6 PM