On an occasion of this kind it becomes more than a moral duty to speak one’s mind. It becomes a pleasure.

Oscar Wilde

Pennsylvania High School Speech League



The Pennsylvania High School Speech League was founded in 1961. Susquehanna University has been PHSSL's home office since September, 1992. Its overall purpose is to stimulate through educational competition an understanding and appreciation of all areas of speech. In addition, the League:

  • Promotes various kinds of speech activities in high schools of Pennsylvania
  • Assists schools in curricular and extracurricular speech programs
  • Maintains a high quality of achievement
  • Encourages the participation of many students instead of a few

Check your 2016-2017 membership and insurance status here.

Click here for the 2017 Schedule of Events.