"Speech & debate sharpen students' ability to think and listen critically and to articulate their thoughts confidently and persuasively."
-Suzanne, DFW Speech & Debate

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iSpeak competitions provide you with the opportunity to showcase your presentation skills.

iSpeak is open to University of Windsor and English Language Improvement (ELIP) level 3 students.  

The next competition will be held on March 1, 2018.

The competition style is:

Turn Coat (Self-debate) - Demonstrate your ability to present and transition between ideas in favour of and against a given topic.

  • Participants receive a topic on the spot
  • 5 minute preparation time
  • 1 minute to present ideas in favour; 1 minute to present ideas against

All participants receive a Certificate of Participation.  Additional recognition for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Registration opens February 26

Registration closes February 28 at 12:00 noon (or once reigstration capacity is met).  

Contact us for more information on judging criteria, competition dates, registration, and more.

2017 Winners

iSpeak Turn Coat winners

Victoria Mahon (1st place), Emilie Weidl (2nd place), and Syed Ali Nasir Zaidi (3rd place)