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Munster Novice Speech Tournament

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This is a High School tournament in Indiana.

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MUNSTER HIGH SCHOOL
SPEECH & DEBATE
8808 Columbia Avenue
Munster, IN 46321
 
Telephone 219-836-3200      
 
 
 
MUNSTER VIRTUAL SPEECH NOVICE MEET (Asynchronous) 
 
October 6-9, 2021 
 
Overview
Munster High School welcomes your team to a rewarding early season opportunity.  The tournament’s purpose is to begin training and mentoring beginners.  Although this is a competition, the emphasis will be on learning. We will run three preliminary rounds with no final round. There will be no team sweeps. Students with 100 points or less are invited to participate in one division. Students with 100+ points are invited to judge the competition.   There will be no physical awards in order to eliminate entry fees. 
 
Schedule
Monday, October 4- recorded youtube links should be posted to speechwire entry.
Wednesday, October 6 - ballots are pushed to judges by 7:00 AM.
Round 1 at 9:00 AM, Round 2 at 11:00 PM, Round 3 at 1:00 PM  (Suggested Times- judges may review and complete ballots on their own schedule up until Saturday evening at 5:00 PM Central Time.
Saturday, October 9-Recorded Awards Ceremony at 7:00 PM.
 
   
Events Offered: 
 
          
Dramatic Performance (Humorous Interpretation or Dramatic Interpretation)
         Informative/Original Oratory (combined)       
Poetry Interpretation 
Prose Interpretation 
Radio Broadcasting 
         Prepared Prompt Speaking (list of quotes/adages)-provided one week in advance.
         Declamation (Scripted or Memorized) 
         Duo Interpretation (Scripted or Memorized) (Split Screen or One Camera) 
 
RADIO: Radio contestants will need to record a (5:00) minute newscast that includes a 30 second commercial and a 30 second transition into music copy for a song and artist that will follow the news.  All material should be selected by the student and prepared ahead.
 
DOUBLING: All students may double enter. We hope to have only 5 competitors per section.
 
NOVICE DEFINITION:  A novice is any student who is new to speech competition or has less than 100 points.  
 
 
JUDGE REQUIREMENT: Judges will be varsity students recommended to have 100+ NFL points.  Please bring 1 judge (adults are allowed to judge if students are unavailable) for every 5 entries. Newer programs should reach out if having difficulty securing judges. We will make it work. You are welcome to register as many judges as available. We can always attempt to place multiple judges in rounds. 
 
 
REGISTRATION: Please register on speechwire by Friday, October 1.
 
Jordan Mayer
Director of Forensics
 

Manager contact information

Jordan Mayer
Email address: jgmayer@munster.us
Phone number: 219-836-3200

Mailing address

8808 Columbia Ave
Munster, IN 46321

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