Pre-Registration: Tue Nov 23, 2021 5:00 PM EST
Registration: Wed Dec 1, 2021 5:00 PM EST
This will be a 3-round (1 judge per round) tournament with a final round (3 judges for finals).
Schools are allowed to bring up to 10 entries in each event. Each contestant is allowed 3 entries in total.
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.
A limited number of hired judges are available at a cost of $25.
Please make checks payable to Dobyns-Bennett High School.
One judge for every 6 entries or a fraction thereof and one judge per 2 PFD teams.
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.
The cafeteria will be serving food, drinks, and snacks, and we would appreciate your patronage.
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.
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
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.
If you have any questions, please contact Laura Humphrey at (423) 943-2172. You may also email [email protected]