Contestant writes a 10 minute speech (with a 30 second grace period). Speech is to be memorized. Speech may be on any topic.
Note cards may not be used during the speech. A printed copy of your speech must be provided in advance to judges.
See this link for official rules to original oratory competition.
In addition, there are many links online that will help you with organization of your speech.
This link will take you to the judge form that will be used at MCHS March House event.