2021 Stand & Delivers

Each student will be required to wear a facemask throughout the training. The seating will allow for at least six feet of space between students. We will limit the interaction between students during each training. 

The purpose of Stand and Deliver is to teach students how to enjoy the process of preparing to give his/her best at a speech contest.


If you are ready to learn the speaking strategies and advice used by Professional Speakers, state winning speakers, State FFA Officers and even National FFA Officers, Stand and Deliver is for you. Stand and Deliver started in 2000 and has sharpened the presentation skills of more than 8,000 Oklahoma FFA members.


Former Oklahoma FFA State Presidents and Professional Speakers, Rhett Laubach and Kelly Barnes, are ready once more to give you everything they know on how to be your best at Extemporaneous, Prepared and Creed CDEs. The Stand and Deliver conferences will push the veterans and get the beginning speakers up to speed.


  • Each conference runs from 9 am to Noon.

  • The fee is $30 per student. Payment is due the day of the training.  Checks should be made to YourNextSpeaker, LLC. If you need to pay via a PO, just let us know when you register.

  • You can register by scrolling to the bottom of this page and choosing which training you'd like your students to attend.

  • Your chapter can attend any training that fits your schedule.

  • Casual attire is preferred. 



  • Develop the confidence to deliver a speech.

  • Have fun and enjoy the process.

  • Pick a topic worth studying for hours.

  • Format a clear, easy-to-follow outline.

  • Research and write an engaging speech.

  • Easily and quickly memorize.

  • Develop, practice and perform effective body language.

  • Prepare, practice and perform a high-scoring Q&A session.

  • Control nerves before and on contest day.

  • Special Session: Effectively prepare, practice and deliver the FFA Creed.

  • Special Session: Effectively prepare, practice and deliver the Extemporaneous CDE.

2020-21 Stand & Deliver Dates

November 3, 2020

Goodwell High School

326 E. Eagle Blvd., Goodwell, OK 

9 am - Noon

January 6, 2021
Family Life Center
124 N. Delaware, Atoka, OK 

9 am - Noon

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January 12, 2021
Cleveland County Fairgrounds

Auditorium (enter through the south doos)

615 E. Robinson St., Norman, OK 

9 am - Noon

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January 14, 2021
Fairview Community Center, Blackledge Hall, 206 E. Broadway, Fairview, OK

9 am - Noon

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January 19, 2021

Elgin High School Performing Arts Center

520 K. Street, Elgin, OK

9 am - Noon

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January 29, 2021

Creek County Fairgrounds Commercial Building, 17808 W. U.S. Route 66, Kellyville, OK

9 am - Noon

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