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Dobyns-Bennett Evergreen Invitational Invitation

Important Deadlines
Pre-Registration: Tue Nov 22, 2022 6:00 PM EST
Registration: Mon Nov 28, 2022 3:00 PM EST
Laura Humphrey
Dobyns-Bennett High School
1 Tribe Way
Kingsport, TN 37663
(423) 943-2172

* Pre-registration extended to Tuesday, November 22. Please join us! Registration still due by Friday, November 25.*

You are invited to the Dobyns-Bennett Evergreen Invitational tournament in Kingsport, TN on Saturday December 3rd, 2022.

Please 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. Contestants in Extemporaneous Speaking
may double in entries. Public Forum Debate contestants may single enter only.


Please note that registration is a TWO-STEP process. Please pre-register on 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 $20.


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 after you have submitted your final registration. Late drops must be sent to [email protected] . Text (423) 943-2172 for drops the morning of the tournament.


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 trophy. 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 [email protected]
We look forward to your participation in our 2nd annual tournament!

Laura Humphrey