Welcome to the home page for the 2019 Eastern A Divisional Tournament tournament hosted by Laurel High School on Jan 18, 2019 for High School students.

Status: Tournament Completed

LAUREL PUBLIC SCHOOLS


SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 7 and 7-70                                     ROGER HEIMBIGNER

203 East Eighth                                                                                                   Activities Director

Laurel, Montana  59044

406-628-7911

December 21, 2018



TO: ACTIVITY DIRECTORS AND COACHES

SPEECH, DRAMA, AND DEBATE


FROM: LIZ SCHWARTZ, TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR

ROGER HEIMBIGNER, ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR


RE: EASTERN A DIVISIONAL SPEECH, DRAMA, AND DEBATE TOURNAMENT

Laurel High School cordially invites you to the Eastern A Divisional Speech, Drama and Debate Tournament on Friday and Saturday, January 18th and 19th. All events will be held at Laurel High School (203 E. 8th St, Laurel MT 59044)


REGISTRATION:


Registration will be at the Laurel High School main office between 3:00 PM and 4:00 PM. An entry fee of $5.00 will be charged for each participant. Registration will take place on ForensicsTournament.net: https://forensicstournament.net/EasternADivisionals/19/ Registration will close on Monday January 14 at 4:00pm.


Each school may enter up to three entries in each event. A drop fee of $5.00 will be assessed for each contestant dropped after 4:00pm on Thursday January 17th. If you have drops, please call Liz at 406-546-4798 or email them to her at Liz_Schwartz@laurel.k12.mt.us  as soon as possible.


MHSA Rules:


ALL MHSA rules will be enforced at this tournament.


FOOD:  


Concessions will be available at the high school. There are also several fast food places close to the school. Lunch will be provided in the hospitality room for judges, coaches and drivers.


COMPETITION SITE:


All rounds will be held at Laurel High School. There will be a commons area for students.Students should be in the designated commons area when not in rounds. Remember contestants may not be in competition rooms unless a judge or coach is present. At the end of the tournament, please ask your students to pick up their area. The awards assembly will be in the high school auditorium at approximately 5:00 pm.  


COMPETITION:


There will be three preliminary rounds and finals in all. The schedule for the day is:


Individual Events Extemp Draw     Debate

Fri:  4:30pm Fri:   4:00pm Fri:  4:30pm

Fri:  6:30pm Fri:   6:00pm Fri:  6:30pm

Sat:  8:30am Sat:   8:00am Sat:  8:00am

Sat:  10:00am Sat:   9:30am Sat:  10:00am QUARTERS

Sat:  11:30am SEMIS Sat:   11:00am Sat:  12:00pm SEMIS

Sat:  2:00pm FINAL Sat:   1:30pm Sat:   2:00pm FINAL


Awards Assembly will be at 5:00

Extemp Draw will be in Room 123 at Laurel High School


All events will be conducted in accordance to the MHSA Handbook.

LD and PFD topic will be the January topic:


LD: Resolved: The United States ought not provide military aid to authoritarian regimes.


Public Forum: Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth.


If you have any questions, contact Liz at 628-3953 during the day or 546-4798 in the evening.

(Voice mail will be available if I am out.)






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