Speech Competition - Spring 2024 Wednesday, April 24, 2024
12:30 PM



  • Anyone who is or has been enrolled as a Midland College student in the 2023-2024 academic year may participate.
  • To participate, email a full preparation outline, including a bibliography or works cited section at the end, as a Word document or PDF to both directors no later than April 2. Send it from your MC email address, and put “Speech Competition Entry” in the subject line. In that email, also include your phone number.
  • Each speech must be informative or persuasive, be between five and eight minutes long, and cite at least four credible sources.
  • The directors will notify the semifinalists by April 10.
  • The semifinalists will deliver speeches live in AFA 140 at 12:30 on April 17. Alternative times can be available if needed. Live virtual speeches may be considered for this round only, not the final round.
  • Three finalists will speak live in AFA’s Brown Wagner Auditorium at 12:30 on April 24. Alternative times are not available for this round.


First Place: $300

Second Place: $200

Third Place: $100

Plus nonmonetary gifts!

Submission Deadline: April 2, 2024


Dr. Gaines sgaines@midland.edu 432-685-4655
Dr. Post-McCorkle apostmccorkle@midland.edu 432-685-4647



Allison Fine Arts Building Wagner and Brown Auditorium
3600 N. Garfield
Midland TX


Dr. Gaines


Apply to MC Now

Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

How to Apply