Intercollegiate Competition

Marist competes in all National Forensics Association events highlighting competition in Lincoln Douglas Debate (one-on-one style), but also including three other genres of competition:

Traditional Public Speaking Events Including:

  • Persuasive Speaking
  • Informative Speaking
  • Rhetorical Criticism
  • After Dinner Speaking
  • Limited Preparation Speaking Events Including:
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Impromptu Speaking
  • Interpretation of Literature Events Including:
  • Duo Interpretation
  • Prose Interpretation
  • Poetry Interpretation