Welcome to the home page for the 2019 Northern BC Divisional Tournament tournament hosted by MALTA Jr/Sr HIGH SCHOOL DIST on Jan 19, 2019 for High School students.

Status: Accepting Entries

Malta Public Schools – Malta, Montana

Northern Division Speech and Drama Tournament

January 19, 2019

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Entries:           Must be received by 5:00 p.m. on January 14, 2017.  Please use

forensicstournament.net/MaltaNorthernDivisionals/19  to register.                


Fees:                $5 per competitor

 


Lunch:             The Malta Key Club will be providing pizza and soup OR salad with  dessert and a drink for $5.00. This is a fundraiser for these students, and they would appreciate your support.  There will also be a concession stand with water, candy, pop, nachos, pretzels and pizza available. You may run a tab for your team at either or both locations.  Coaches and bus drivers will be given free tickets for lunch


Locations:    REGISTRATION: Main office, located by the South door.  Buses can park

in the East parking lot.  

 TAB ROOM:  Library (East Door)

                       HOSPITALITY: Teacher’s lounge

                       STUDENT COMMONS and CONCESSIONS: Cafeteria

                       AWARDS: Auditorium           

                   

    

Lincoln-Douglas Debate  Resolved: The United States ought not provide military aid to authoritarian regimes


Policy Debate The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States

Registration:   Register between 7:30 and 8:15 at the high school office (south door)

Schedule:         Round 1 – 8:30       Round 2 – 10:00 Round 3 –  11:30

Round 4 - 1       Finals – 3:00 Exempt Draw – 30 minutes before each round

AWARDS


Speech and Drama


Division


1. Team - A trophy will be awarded to each of the top three schools in Classes A, B and C in both speech and drama at each of the two Class A divisional meets and at each of the three Class B-C divisional meets as per General Rules for Awards, (6).  (No divisional meets are held in Class AA.)


2.  In Class B-C, a medal will be awarded to each of the top two place winners and a ribbon will be awarded to each of the third through sixth place winners for each speech event.  A medal will be awarded to each of the top two place winners and a ribbon will be awarded to each of the third through sixth place winners for each drama event.



Note: No sweepstakes trophy will be awarded without sweepstakes points.


2. Individual - A medal will be awarded to each of the first eight place winners in each speech event in Class AA, Class A and Class B-C.  A medal will be awarded to each of the first eight place winners in each drama event in Class A and Class B-C.


The MHSA Executive Board, office staff, and division officers have no authority to set aside any of the award rules established by vote of the MHSA membership.


Reminder for State Awards Presentations:


Managers are asked to remind those in the tab room that final results should not be disclosed before the awards ceremony.   Here are some points to share with those doing the tabulating:


  • The awards ceremony is part of the thrill of a state event, and the celebratory impact of that ceremony is diminished if the students already know the results.

  • Citizenship, respect and good sporting behavior are expectations that we have for our students, as well as for coaches and parents.  Informally disclosing the results can lead to unsportsmanlike behaviors from students and adults alike, depending on their opinion of the results.  A more formalized announcement of the results during the awards ceremony demonstrates the significance of these state events as well as the professional regard with which they are viewed.

  • Discretion concerning the final results will ensure that we avoid any confrontations between parents/coaches/students and the judges.  Our judges are part of a volunteer community pool, and to ensure that they are not challenged, confronted or publicly critiqued students and parents should not be told the results before the formal ceremony.





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