National American Miss offers a variety of optional competitions. One of them, is the Spokesmodel competition. The Spokesmodel competition gives our contestants the opportunity to perform a speech on the topic of their choice. The goal of the competition is to equip girls with public speaking skills.
Did you know that public speaking is one of American's number one fears ?
The Spokesmodel Competition allows the contestants the chance to conquer this fear! So they can ace their class presentations, run for class office or even have a career in front of the camera as a public official or broadcast journalist!
1.) Pick a topic from Magazine Number 2. They are so opened ended you can pretty much speak on the topic of your choice
2.) Write out and practice your speech. You can have a copy of your speech on the podium, however it is much easier if you already have your speech memorized before pageant weekend.
3.) Pick out what interview outfit you would like to wear. You can wear the same outfit that you wear for your interview and personal introduction competitions.
4.) Practice speaking clear and with confidence.
5.) Make eye contact while you are speaking. Look at the judges and the audience.
6.) Know your topic! Make sure you have a passion for what you are speaking about.
7.) Time yourself! Their is a minute and half time limit. You don't want to go over the time allowed.
8.) Walk out on stage with a big smile.
9.) Say your speech in front of people, that what you get used to speaking in front of others.
10.) Have FUN!