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Dobyns-Bennett Evergreen Invitational Invitation

Important Deadlines
Pre-Registration: Tue Nov 23, 2021 5:00 PM EST
Registration: Wed Dec 1, 2021 5:00 PM EST
Laura Humphrey
Dobyns-Bennett High School
1 Tribe Way
Kingsport, TN 37663
(423) 943-2172

You are invited to the Dobyns-Bennett Evergreen Invitational tournament in Kingsport, TN on Saturday December 4th, 2021. This is an in-person tournament. Masks will be required for all common areas except while eating (not required for performance). Social distancing (especially judges from competitors) is encouraged as much as possible.

Please pre-register by the Tuesday of Thanksgiving Break week.

Meet Details

This will be a 3-round (1 judge per round) tournament with a final round (3 judges for finals).

Entry Details

Schools are allowed to bring up to 10 entries in each event. Each contestant is allowed 3 entries in total.

Confirmation

Please note that registration is a TWO-STEP process. Please pre-register on SpeechEase.com before the Pre-Registration Deadline noted in this invitation. This will help us determine the total number of schools attending. Your final registration must be received by the Registration Deadline.

Fee Schedule

Per-Individual Fee
$ 8.00
A limited number of hired judges are available at a cost of $25.

Fees

Please make checks payable to Dobyns-Bennett High School.

Judging

One judge for every 6 entries or a fraction thereof and one judge per 2 PFD teams.

Drops

If you are aware of drops, please don't wait until arriving to notify us. You are welcome to use the online drop/add reporting at SpeechEase.com after you have submitted your final registration.

Concessions

The cafeteria will be serving food, drinks, and snacks, and we would appreciate your patronage.

Awards

We will give Sweepstakes awards for the top 3 schools and a smaller schools percentage trophy to the team with the greatest percentage of "breakers." There will also be individual awards for the top 6 speakers.

Schedule

8:00 AM General Meeting/Judge Meeting
8:30 AM Round 1
10:00 AM Round 2
11:30 AM Round 3
2:00 PM Final Round
4:00 PM Awards

Weather

If inclement weather should cause cancellation of the tournament, we, along with our principal, will make that determination by 5:00 AM on the day of the tournament. Local schools should listen to (423) 943-2172 for cancellation information. If your school has confirmed its entry and decides not to attend and the tournament is held, your school is still responsible for all fees and judges.

Questions

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Humphrey at (423) 943-2172. You may also email [email protected]
We look forward to your participation in our inaugural tournament!

Sincerely,
Laura Humphrey