Welcome to the home page for the 2023 Shelby Invitational tournament hosted by Shelby High School on Jan 7, 2023 for High School students.

Status: Tournament Completed

Shelby High School

Invites you to the 2023 Shelby Invitational Meet!




Priority registration will be extended to Northern B/C schools at this time.

Please check in at the high school office between 7:30-8:30.

Each school may have a maximum of three entries in each event.

All events will abide by the guidelines outlined in the MHSA Handbook.


Public Forum Debate Topic will be the January topic



Lincoln-Douglas (January Topic):



Policy Debate:


The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and cybersecurity.


Extemp Topics:





Breakfast & Lunch will be provided for all judges, coaches, & bus drivers in the HS hospitality room. 

Concessions will be available all day.




There will be three preliminary rounds and finals.


Round 1 - 9:00

Round 2 - 10:30

Round 3 - 12:00

Finals - 2:00


Awards will be in the auditorium as soon as possible after finals

Extemp draw & Debate will go on 30 minutes prior to each round.


The student common area will be in the multi-purpose room in the High School.


All events will be held in the High School and Elementary School



$5 per entry

$10 per school


Feel free to contact Jodi at (406) 460-1004

or Rikki at (406) 450-6388 if you have any questions!




All students are to maintain a standard of conduct that reflects positively on their home school and community, as well as the host school and community.


We are looking forward to seeing you all!

  • Sat 10/29/22 1:49 pm
    Start registration (schools can begin registering competitors and judges)
  • Fri 01/06/23 12:00 am
    Close registration (schools can not edit their registration)
  • Wed 01/04/23 12:00 pm
    Drops only (no new entries or changes allowed)