The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Awards
Competition has commenced.
Successful speakers progress through local, regional and state rounds where they deliver both prepared and impromptu speeches, with the eventual state champion and runner-up representing NSW at the National Final.
How to apply
- Refer to 2021 Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award Information Guide (PDF 127 KB)
- NSW public schools - Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award entry
- Non-government schools need to register their details, then complete entry via Non-Government schools - Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award entry
About the competition
The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award competition is open to public schools and non-government schools across NSW. Speakers must be aged 14 or younger and attending a NSW public school. Students will compete in local and regional finals to determine a state champion who will then go on to represent NSW at the national final.
The Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award aims to encourage the use of clear and effective spoken English. Since its inception in 1995, the competition has provided an opportunity for NSW junior secondary students to improve their confidence and to develop their speech-writing and public speaking skills.
For general competition information, last year's results, downloadable tips for getting started and entry, please visit Legacy Junior Public Speaking Award FAQs.
Applications for 2022 will open in Term 1.