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Minnesota State High School League

Section 3AA Speech Tournament

Wednesday March 17, 2021

Speechwire Online 

NSDA Campus Rooms


Tournament Information


Location: Online Speechwire.com using NSDA Campus Rooms. 

Registration Information: All registration will take place on the SpeechWire website (www.speechwire.com). Remember that all teams can enter a maximum of 39 entries in the section tournament. How you place your 39 entries is entirely up to you. All registrations must be in no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday March 11, 2020 and all changes to your entry made no later than 12 Noon on Sunday, March 15, 2020. 

Section 3AA Schools: The following schools are assigned to compete in Section 3AA for Speech.

Cretin-Derham Hall High School 

Eagan High School

East Ridge High School

Henry Sibley High School

Park High School

Rosemount High School


South Saint Paul High School

Saint Paul Central High School

Saint Paul Harding High School 

Saint Paul Highland Park High School 

Saint Paul Johnson High School 

Tartan High School 

Woodbury High School 


Tournament Logistics


Tournament Format: We will hold 3 preliminary rounds of competition and a final round of competition in every event. The top 7 students from preliminary competition will advance to the final round in each event. The top 3 students in the final round of competition will advance to the MSHSL Class AA State Speech Tournament to be held virtually on Friday April 23, 2021.   

Team Arrival at Tournament: Please check-in online at tournament headquarters between 2:30 and 3:00 PM.

Tournament Headquartershttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/2987845759?pwd=eWgxTjlEa2FFQkpxbVk2aWxFMUE5QT09

Draw/Prep Room: All draw events and preparation for those events will take place in a designated zoom room. Link will be provided the week of the tournament. 

Ballot Drop/Tab Room: All Ballots will be submitted using Speechwire.com 

Awards: Awards Ceremony procedures to be determined. 

Section 3AA Speech Tournament

Wednesday March 17, 2021

Tournament Schedule

Registration 2:30– 3:00 PM
Judges Meeting 3:30 PM
Draw for Round #1 3:15 PM
Round #1 3:45 PM
Draw for Round #2 4:30 PM
Round #2 5:00 PM
Draw for Round #3 5:45 PM
Round #3 6:15 PM
Dinner 7:00 PM
Draw for Final Round 7:30 PM

Final Rounds for Non-Draw Events 8:00 PM
Final Rounds for Draw Events 8:00 PM
Awards 9:30 PM

The following need to be turned in to Chris McDonald on or before the tournament day.  Please email all items to chris.mcdonald@district196.org 

1. The MSHSL Community Standards Speech Selection Certification Form.
2. Copies of scripts for Original Oratories.
3. Copies of scripts for Creative Expression.
4. Copies of scripts for Great Speeches, including title(s) of speech(es), author, date, and site of presentation.
5. Copies of scripts for Informative Speeches.
6. Copies of scripts for all Interprative Events: Humorous, Poetry, Prose, Drama, and Duo.




Manager contact information

Chris McDonald
Email address: Chris.McDonald@district196.org
Phone number: 651-283-5976

Mailing address

4185 Braddock Trail
Eagan, MN 55123

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