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INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS'
PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION

04-06 March 2022
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
co-hosted by
 
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Armbrae Academy
1400 Oxford St., Halifax, Nova Scotia
King's Edgehill School
33 Edgehill Ln., Windsor, Nova Scotia

Competition Details 

ONLINE TOURNAMENT
04 - 06 March 2022
Atlantic Standard Time [GMT-4]

We look forward to welcoming you to the 2022 IISPSC in hosted by Armbrae Academy and King's Edgehill School in Nova Scotia, Canada.  After much deliberation, we have opted to host the tournament in an ONLINE format exclusively.  The tournament will follow the schedule outlined below - with all events operating on Atlantic Standard Time (AST / GMT-4).

UPDATED INFORMATION LETTER - JAN 25th

We thank coaches and community members for their patience.  Event details and information fo judges is detailed throughout this website

 

About IISPSC

​The  International Independent Schools' Public Speaking Competition (IISPSC) is an annual public speaking event open the League's member schools from Canada, The United States, and several international members, drawn in recent years from The United Kingdom, Bermuda, Hong Kong, and South Africa. To learn more about the IISPSC, please visit https://www.iispsc.com/ 

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

All events are in AST [Atlantic Standard Time / GMT-4]
 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25:  ASYNCHRONOUS VIDEO SUBMISSIONS

 

6:00PM    ASYNCHRONOUS TOURNAMENT

AST          VIDEO SUBMISSIONS C3 

                 Category 3: After Dinner Speaking / Persuasive Speaking

                 Category 4: Dramatic Interpretation / Interpretive Reading

     

     

FRIDAY, MARCH 4:  COMPETITION DAY 1
 

5:00pm   OPENING CEREMONY / WELCOME

AST         zoom code: [zoom link will appear here]

 

5:30pm   SESSION C2-1: Competitor & Judges Roll-Call

AST         Category 2: Parliamentary Debate / Radio Newscast - Round 1

                C2-1 zoom link: [zoom links will appear here]

 

5:45pm    NEWSCAST LOCKUP

AST         Breakout Room 4

 

5:45 - 6:15pm  JUDGES BRIEFINGS - C2

AST          Breakout Room 2: Parliamentary Debate

                 Breakout Room 3: Radio Newscast

 

6:15 - 7:30pm  CATEGORY 2 - ROUND 1 

AST          Breakout Rooms - as assigned

 

7:30pm   SESSION C2-2: Competitor & Judges Roll-Call  

AST         Category 2:  Parliamentary Debate / Radio Newscast - Round 2

                C2-2 zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

7:45pm   NEWSCAST LOCKUP

AST         Breakout Room 4

 

8:15 - 9:30pm CATEGORY 2 - ROUND 2

AST         Breakout Rooms - as assigned

SATURDAY, MARCH 5:  COMPETITION DAY 2

 

10:00am SESSION C1-1: Competitor & Judges Roll-Call  

AST         Category 1: Impromptu Speaking / Extemporaneous Speaking - Round 1

                C1-1  zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

10:15am EXTEMPORANEOUS LOCKUP

AST         Breakout Room 4

 

10:15 - 10:45am JUDGES BRIEFINGS - C1

AST        Breakout Room 2: Impromptu Speaking

               Breakout Room 3: Extemporaneous Speaking

 

10:45 - 11:15pm  CATEGORY 1 - ROUND 1

AST       Breakout Rooms - as assigned

 

12:00pm SESSION C1-2: Competitor & Judges Roll-Call  

AST        Category 1: Impromptu Speaking / Extemporaneous Speaking - Round 1

C1-2       zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

12:15pm EXTEMPORANEOUS LOCKUP

AST        Breakout Room 4

 

12:15 - 12:45pm JUDGES BRIEFINGS - C1

AST        Breakout Room 2: Impromptu Speaking

               Breakout Room 3: Extemporaneous Speaking

 

12:45 - 2:15pm  CATEGORY 1 - ROUND 2

AST        Breakout Rooms - as assigned

 

 

3:00pm SESSION CX: Competitor & Judges Roll-Call

AST       Category 4: Cross Examination Debate

              CX  zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

3:15 - 3:45pm JUDGES BRIEFINGS - CX 1& 2

AST      Breakout Room 2: Cross Examination Debate

3:45 - 4:15pm  CATEGORY 4 CX - ROUND 1

AST      Breakout Rooms - as assigned

 

4:20pm CATEGORY 4 CX: Competitor & Judges Roll-Call

AST

 

4:30 - 6:00pm  CATEGORY 4 CX - ROUND 2

AST       Breakout Rooms - as assigned

SUNDAY, MARCH 6:  FINALS DAY

10:00am   COACHES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

AST         AGM zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

11:45am   FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT

AST.          FINALS zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

12:00pm  SESSION C3-F:  Competitor & Coach Roll Call

AST.         Category 3: After Dinner Speaking and Persuasive Speaking - Finals

                 C3-F zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

12:15pm - 1:30pm CATEGORY 3 - FINAL ROUND

AST          Breakout Rooms - as assigned


 

1:30pm   SESSION C1-F:  Competitor & Coach Roll Call

 AST       Category 1: Extemporaneous and Impromptu Speaking - Finals

               C1-F zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

1:15pm   EXTEMPORANEOUS LOCKUP

AST        Breakout Room 4

 

1:45 - 3:15pm  CATEGORY 1 - FINAL ROUND

AST       Breakout Rooms - as assigned


 

3:30pm   SESSION C4-F:  Competitor & Coach Roll Call

 AST       Category 4: Dramatic Interpretation, Interpretive Reading, C-X Debate - Finals

 

3:45pm - 5:15pm CATEGORY 4 - FINAL ROUND

AST        Breakout Rooms - as assigned


 

5:30pm  SESSION C2-F: Competitor & Coach Roll Call

AST        Category 2: Parliamentary Debate and Radio Newscast - Finals

 

5:30pm NEWSCAST LOCKUP

AST       Breakout Room 4

 

5:45pm - 7:15pm CATEGORY 2 - FINAL ROUND

AST       Breakout Rooms - as assigned


 

8:00 pm AWARDS / CLOSING

AST        AWARDS zoom link:  [zoom links will appear here]

 

REGISTRATION

PHASE I   November 1
PHASE II  December 15 - January 21
PHASE III January 25th - February 15

UPDATED / NEW 

 

PHASE III:   January 25 - February 15

- competitor event choices confirmed 

- $375.00 CAD fee payment required

- judges names submission required

NOTE: IISPSC2022 registration is via Active Network. The organization name appears as Debate Camp. Receipts indicating registration CAD fees paid will indicate host schools and be sent automatically via email from info@iispsc2022 / also available via your Active Network login.