Ontario Qualifier for the National Senior Public Speaking Championships

It is our pleasure to host the Ontario Qualifier for the National Senior Public Speaking Championships which are being held at The Country Day School on Thursday, November 24th, 2016.

The Competition will be comprised of four different events, and students must compete in all four of the following:
  1. Parliamentary Debating (Impromptu)
  2. Interpretive Reading (Prepared)
  3. Impromptu Speaking
  4. Persuasive Speaking (Prepared)
The Top 8 students at this event will be selected to attend the National Senior Public Speaking Championships to be at St. John’s Ravenscourt School in Winnipeg, Manitoba from February 3-6, 2017. Students will be expected to fund their own trip to the Winnipeg tournament.

If you are interested in attending this event, please complete the attached registration form and return it to Kerstin Wyndham-West by Tuesday, Novemer 15, 2016. Cheques should be made payable to The Country Day School. Once the cap of 60 competitors has been reached, no further registration will be possible, although we will operate a waitlist.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Kerstin Wyndham-West and Sagalina Dore
CDS Debating/Public Speaking

School Information

13415 Dufferin Street King, Ontario L7B 1K5
(905) 833-1220
communications@cds.on.ca
admissions@cds.on.ca
Founded in 1972, The Country Day School is a co-educational private school offering programs in JK-12 and located on 100 acres north of Toronto in King.