Large Group Speech

Large Group Speech consists of the following events. Dates for competition are found on the "important dates" page.
ONE ACT PLAY - 1 play per team
READERS THEATRE - 1 RT per team
CHORAL READING - 1 RT per team
ENSEMBLE ACTING - 3 EAs per team
SOLO MIME - 3 per team
GROUP MIME  - 3 per team
TV NEWSCASTING - 1 per team
RADIO BROADCASTING - 2 RBs per team
GROUP IMPROV - 3 GIs per team
MUSICAL THEATRE - 3 MTs per team
SHORT FILM - 2 SFs per team


At Pella High School, we have two teams for competition, as per the rules of the IHSSA (Iowa High School Speech Association). The 9th grade team is made up exclusively of 9th graders, and the Varsity team consists of all 10th, 11th and 12th grade participants.

More information about IHSSA can be found at www.ihssa.org