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This information is from a tournament in a past season!

This is a High School tournament in Nebraska.

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You and your students are cordially invited to the 2021 Westside Warrior Invitational Tournament to be held on Friday, January 15, 2021. 
We will be running ten events (DI, HI, POE, POI, EXT, ENT, Info, OO, Duo, OID and IMP) with two rounds and finals.  All events will be synchronous with the exception of DUO which will be asynchronous to allow for split screen recording.
Extemporaneous:  Topics will cover both foreign and domestic issues from the news since September 2020.  Thirty minute prep time. One 4X6 note card optional.  TIME LIMIT 5 to 7min. 
Original Oratory: Must be an original work of the student to inspire, persuade, and/or convince.  Limit of 150 quoted words.  Script is optional.  TIME LIMIT MAX 10.
Informative Speaking: **10 min time limit to accommodate NSAA and NSDA time limits** Must be the original work of the student. This is a speech indented to inform the audience on a subject. You are allowed to use visual aids, electronic or physical. TIME LIMIT 10 min MAX. Only one 4x6 note card is allowed, no script
Entertainment speaking: Must be the original work of the student. This is a speech intended to entertain the audience. It should be structured, sources are optional. You are allowed to use visual aids. TIME LIMIT 8 min MAX. Only one 4x6 note card is allowed, no script
Dramatic Interpretation:  A serious interpretation of an original cutting from prose or a play.  TIME LIMIT MAX 10.
Humorous Interpretation:  A humorous interpretation of an original cutting from prose or a play. TIME LIMIT MAX 10.
Poetry:  A serious or humorous interpretation of one or more poems.  If more than one poem is used, they must be based on either a theme or a single author.  Script is required.  TIME LIMIT 6 to 8min.
DUO Interp /Duet An original cutting from a humorous or serious play, acted out by two individuals.  Both Duo and Duet acting will be acceptable.  12 minute time limit.  
OID- A cutting from a humorous or serious play acted out by 3-5 individuals.  15 minute time limit.  
Program Oral Interpretation: An original program of prose, poetry and drama. Please see NSDA rules/guidelines. Script required, 10 min max. 
Please register on speechwire.com
Entries Due by Tuesday, January 12th at 6:00. Drops will be accepted on Speechwire through Thursday at 4:00 PM 
General meeting: 4:00
Round 1: 4:15
Round 2: 5:45
Finals: ASAP
Awards Ceremony:  ASAP

We look forward to "seeing" you soon!

For inquiries please contact:
Jennifer Paskach
1. Students may enter two events. 
2. We will offer competition in ten events.  Extemporaneous, Original Oratory, Duo Interpretation/Duet Acting, Informative Speaking, Entertainment Speaking, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Poetry, POI, and Impromptu
Entry Fees
Individual Event entry: $8.00 per entry
Entries will only be accepted through Speechwire.com. All entries must be submitted by Tuesday, January 12th at 6:00.  Please make sure to enter accurate email addresses for competitors and judges! 
We request that all judges be competent and experienced. 
One judge per every five Individual Event entries.
$20.00 for each uncovered entry.
Make checks payable to
"Westside High School"
attn. Jennifer Paskach
8701, Pacific St.
Omaha, NE  68114 

Manager contact information

Jennifer Paskach
Email address: paskach.jennifer@westside66.net
Phone number: 4028819829

Mailing address

8701 Pacific St.
8701 Pacific St.
Omaha, NE 68114

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