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This is a High School tournament in Indiana.

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Greetings Section 1
It is time to start registration for the 2022 Sectional Tournament.
Please be aware of all deadlines and requirements.  The Tournament will be held at Chesterton High School on Saturday 2/26.
The first thing all coaches must do is confirm your team entry letting us know whether you will or will not attend the tournament on Speechwire.  Please enter your confirmation by 8:00 PM on Friday 2/18.
Second, your Sectional Entry is due by 8:00 PM Saturday 2/19.  This is your actual entry, no adds will be permitted after this point.
Entry fees will be based off the initial entry from 8:00 PM. Coaches will have until Tuesday at 8:00 PM to adjust by dropping without any drop fee assigned.
Coaches should print their entry fee sheet either on Saturday at 8:00 PM or on Monday at school for their treasurer so that checks can be delivered to Sectional Committees on Saturday morning.
Third, your entry information is due by 8:00 PM on Tuesday 2/22 before the tournament.
Titles and publishers/publication information should be entered.
Remember, there is no fee for any drops up until this point, but you are still responsible for entry fees.
After this deadline, drop fees will be assessed based on date and time:
$10 per drop after 8:00 PM on Tuesday
$25 after 8:00 PM on Friday
Fourth, judge information is due Wednesday 2/23 at 8:00PM. 
Entry Total     =      Judges Required
1 or 2 entries =  1 judge
3 or 4 entries =  2 judges
5 or 6 entries =  3 judges
7 or 8 entries =  4 judges
9 - 11 entries =  5 judges
12 - 14 entries =  6 judges                                              
15 - 17 entries =  7 judges
18 - 20 entries =  8 judges
21 - 24 entries =  9 judges (1 of whom must be neutral)
25 - 28 entries = 10 judges  (2 of whom must be neutral)
29 - 32 entries = 11 judges  (3 of whom must be neutral)
33 - 36 entries = 12 judges  (4 of whom must be neutral)
Tournament Location: The sectional tournament will be held at Chesterton High School.  For last minute drops, send a text message to 2192413223 the morning of the tournament.
The tournament will begin at 8:30 AM with Registration from 7  to 8 AM.
Drop off will be at entrance 1. Students will meet in the cafeteria, the judge meeting will be held in the LGI.
Extemp Prep will begin at 8:00AM
Make sure you refer to the Tournament manual for event rules and structure.  Broadcasting, Discussion, and Extemp information (now available) will be released according to the tournament manual.  
Keep this information for your records and keep track of due dates.  Let me know if you have any questions and I look forward to seeing you all.
Commercial and Music available Monday before the Tournament
News Copy available Thursday.
Prelim Rounds will be the News Program
If there is a Semi, it will be an On-The-Spot
Final will be an editorial with a 30 minute prep.
Discussion Artifacts availabe Monday before the Tournament.

Manager contact information

Joshua Coots
Email address: jcoots@ihsfa.org
Phone number: 2192413223

Mailing address

Bring your check to the Sectional Site.
Chesterton, IN

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