2023 International Public Speaking Competition
IPSC brings together the best young public speakers from around the world.

The International Public Speaking Competition brings together outstandingly articulate young people from all over the world for a week of public speaking competition and international cultural exchange with the ESU of the Commonwealth in London. The finalist contestants meet and learn with their peers of different backgrounds and cultures from some 50 countries. Through all its qualifying levels, the program engages more than 40,000 young people globally. 

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This year’s event, happening between May 8 – 12, 2023 will feature the same celebration of young people’s voices, world-class competition and global cultural exchange as in years when we have been able to welcome you to London.


You must be 16 – 20 years old

You must be a US National

You must be available for the entire IPSC program in London May 8-12, 2023. The Grand Final is at the Royal Institute