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International public speaking competition

2020 Applications are now open

High school competition

Are you a student in the last 2 years of high school? It's time to prove your English communication and presentation skills.

LCC International University is an American style university based in Klaipeda, Lithuania providing American-style education, fully accredited, and the language of instruction is English.

Being a truly international university where 73% of all students are international students coming from more than 50 different countries and two thirds of our professors are English speakers from the USA and Canada, LCC International University wants to promote the use of English as a language for further studies as well as reward students who excel in their studies. LCC International University has partnered with schools in Eastern Europe since 2004 as we believe our University to be a great educational establishment for many future students. In our gratitude to our friendship with the schools and the Educational departments, we present LCC International English Public Speaking Competition as a way for students to be motivated to learn English well as this international language provides many opportunities for the future.


International acclaim

In order to encourage high school students to be at ease with the English language and gain experience at public speaking, we organize semi-finals and finals in the countries that are listed in the following.

  • Albania
  • Armenia
  • Georgia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Ukraine 
  • Participants must be students of the last two years in high school.
  • Each school can delegate 1 participant and register him/her by filling an online registration form 
8 countries competing

We organise competitions across Eastern Europe since 2004

Win a trip to Lithuania

Finalists from each country will be invited for 4-5 day trip

“Countless Precious Memories”

LCC was my home away from home for just a few days, but in that time I’ve made countless precious memories and met some of the most amazing people this world has to offer. I will be forever grateful to my roommates who welcomed me so warmly, to the staff who organized the competition and our trip to beautiful Lithuania, and to my opponents who made the competition so memorable and turned the competitive atmosphere into a warm and friendly one. Since my prize is one free semester there, see you soon, LCC!"

a photo of person or place for the testimony

Elizabeth Sarah Vickery
Country of Origin: Armenia
Winner of 2019 International Public Speaking Competition

Theme for 2020

"Great Leadership and the Power of Self-interest"


The theme could be interpreted in any way one wants.

The title of the speech should differ from the theme of the competition.

The speech should be connected to the theme of the competition. 

First Round: the participants will be asked to prepare 4-5 minute speech connected to the theme of the competition. 

Final: the participants will be asked to deliver an impromptu speech.

Read rules >
1 day event

Your presentation will take only 5 minutes, entire events lasts about 6 hours

In your country

Depending on country size and demand we might organize it a few cities

Please visit our website for more detail information about competition here

Dates & registration

Registration deadline

All participants must register until February 7. The dates of the competition within the countries to be announced.

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