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Columbus East Zoomtastic Invitational (CANCELED)

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This is a High School tournament in Indiana.

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Columbus East coaching staff is bonkers. Therefore, why not host a statewide virtual meet the week after we host an in-person tournament? 
December 9, 2023
Please mail a $10 fee to offset the cost of Speechwire and NSDA Campus to the following address by December 11th, 2023:
Columbus East High School
ATTN: Speech Team
230 S. Marr Rd.
Columbus, IN 47201
This tournament will be held virtually using NSDA Campus. Zoom will be used for Impromptu. A master document with information will be sent with links and a bulleted list for judges, coaches, and competitors the week of the tournament. Please make sure your students and judges are able to use NSDA Campus and that the websites and extensions necessary to compete and judge in the tournament have been whitelisted by your IT staff. 
Time:  Extemp Rd 1 draw at 8:30am EST. All other events start at 9:00am EST.
Format:  Four straight rounds of competition
Events offered:  Broadcasting, Declamation, Discussion, USX, IX, Dramatic, Humorous, Impromptu, Prose, Poetry, Original Oratory, Original Performance, Duo Interp, Informative, and POI.  
DOUBLING permitted in all events, except Discussion. Doubling in both extemps is also not permitted. Discussion rounds should be 60 minutes. Doublers in Broadcasting should go to broadcasting FIRST.  Doublers in Impromptu should go to impromptu LAST.  All doublers double at their OWN RISK! We will not re-run rounds. 
Discussion artifacts will be released the Monday before the meet on Speechwire.
Extemp will draw all four rounds.
Radio information:  Rd. 1 Newscast; Rd. 2 Editorial; Rd. 3 OTS; Rd. 4 Newscast. Newscast should be five minutes, prepared ahead, and contain a commercial. Music intros/outros at the discretion of each contestant. Editorial should be two minutes (including intro/outro). Prompts for both Commercial and Editorial will be released the Monday before the tournament.
Team information:  Teams may bring a maximum of 40 total entries to the meet, with a maximum of five (5) entries per event. Schools may bring ONLY one team. 
Judges:  Please provide one judge for every five (5) entries or fraction thereof.  Five (5) entries=1 judge; ten (10) entries=2 judges; eleven (11) entries=3 judges. 
Registration will be through SpeechWire.
Deadline for entry submissions—Thursday, December 7, 2023.
All questions about this meet should be directed to Matt Rothrock (cehs.speech@gmail.com).  Or call Matt's cell—(812) 343-7533.
We look forward to seeing you on December 9!
Matt Rothrock and Anna Carmon


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Matt Rothrock
Email address: cehs.speech@gmail.com
Phone number: (812) 343-7533

Mailing address

230 S. Marr Rd.
Columbus, IN 47201

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