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Concord Speech Meet (Steve Kirkpatrick Memorial)

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Concord High School Speech Tournament

November 19, 2022


The Concord High School Speech Team invites you to our annual speech tournament.  We will offer all 14 IHSFA speech events (Extemp will be combined) as well as Congress and LD. All normal IHSFA rules apply, unless otherwise specified. Please make sure to read through all of the following information carefully. It will be a full day of competition. ALL TIMES LISTED ARE EST.


Speech Meet Information


Speech Registration: 8:00-8:30am in front of the Media Center. Extemp Prep starts at 8:45am with round 1 in all events starting at 9:15am.


Entries: Varsity and Novice divisions with a maximum of 4 per event division (Novice=4; Varsity=4) in speech and LD. Congress entry limit is 7 per division. No “B” teams will be accepted because of space.


Judges: Please bring 1 judge for every 5 entries or fraction (6 entries=2 judges). The head coach is 

expected to judge and be listed as the 1st judge on the entry. 



Balloting We will be using online ballots for our tournament. This means several things:

  1. You will need to supply valid email addresses for each of your judges.

  2. Your judges will need to bring a laptop or tablet to use to judge. While smartphones can work, it’s a bit more difficult to write critiques on a phone than the larger devices.  


Doubling: All events are allowed to double according to IHSFA rules. 


  • Please note the following regarding doublers in Extemp and Broadcasting:

  1. Extempers MUST go to extemp first and then go to their second event.

  2. Broadcasting doublers MUST go to Broadcasting first. 



  • All events will go 4 rounds. 


  • Broadcasting: 

    • Round 1 and the Final Round will be a 5 minute news program. Information for the commercial and music copy will be available for download Monday, November 15th after 6pm.

    • Round 2--Students should bring a 2 minute editorial on the Great Resignation in the current economy.

    • Round 3--On-the-Spot


  • Combined Extemp Draw Rounds 1 & 3. Round 1 draw will be a U.S. topic. Round 3 will be an International topic. NOTE: Draw will be done via speechwire. Students should bring a laptop/tablet with them and have a live.speechwire.com account to access their questions.

  • Discussion:  Artifacts will be available for download on Monday, November 15th after 6pm.

  • Congress: Bills to be debated are posted on speechwire. P.O.s will be elected within the chamber.

  • L.D.: November/December topic will be debated.  Resolved: A just government ought to recognize an unconditional right of workers to strike.


Food: Will be available all day.  Please remember that as the cost to host a tournament increases, your support through purchasing food at the tournament is greatly appreciated.


Awards: Top 3 finishers in each event division will earn sweeps for your team.  Ribbons for the top 8 in each event will be awarded. 


Deadline: Registration is due on Speechwire by Tuesday, November 16th at 8:00pm.  


Concord Speech Team Coaching Staff:

Jeff Stutzman, Head Coach Kim Nonnenmacher, Asst. Coach Ashley Kainer, Asst. Coach


Manager contact information

Jeff Stutzman
Email address: jeff.stutzman@gmail.com
Phone number: 5743705054

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