CHAMPIONSHIP LEVEL COMPETITION
The 2017 Tournament of Champions in Extemporaneous Speaking included over 60 of the nation’s best extempers. The average preliminary round included at least one state champion and three state finalists. The out-round competitors at this year’s tournament likely included the most impressive top 24, top 12, and Final Round of any tournament of the season.
FEEDBACK NO OTHER TOURNAMENT CAN OFFER
The 2017 TOC Extemp included over 25 judges who previously competed in an extemp national final round or coached an extemp national finalist. Nearly every judge was either an experienced coach or a previous extemp competitor. The Tournament of Champions in Extemporaneous Speaking is also the only full scale speech tournament where judges never complain about extemp. The feedback these judges offer is incredible and immensely valuable. With six double judged preliminary rounds, quarters, semis, and finals, a competitor can receive feedback from up to 31 outstanding ballots.
A UNIQUE EXTEMP EXPERIENCE
The Tournament of Champions in Extemporaneous Speaking is hosted by amazing extempers who love to support championship level extemp – and it shows. There is no other tournament with such a focus on extemp. Because of this, we are able to spend our time continually thinking of ways to improve and impress extempers. The competitors at the tournament quickly realize how outstanding it is to attend an extemp tournament that is by extempers for extempers.