Freehold Township Forensics Tournament
This is a High School tournament in New Jersey.
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
FREEHOLD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
281 ELTON-ADELPHIA ROAD
FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY 07728-8021
Elizabeth A. Higley, Principal
Your team is invited to attend the 26th Annual Freehold Township High School Forensics Tournament on Saturday, January 16, 2016. Check in for all teams will take place from 8:15 AM to 8:45 AM. There will be a mandatory judge meeting at 8:45 AM. We plan on beginning round 1 promptly at 9:00 AM and have awards tentatively scheduled to being at 5:30 PM.
REGISTRATION: All registration may be completed via https://www.speechwire.com/. If you have never used this site before or would like assistance in the registration process, please contact me. You can print a copy of the registration and invoice directly from http://www.speechwire.com
Registration Opens 28 November 2016 at 12:05 PM
New Entries Due 11 January 2017 at 11:59 PM
Congress Legislation Due 9 January 2017 at 11:59 PM
Fees & Obligations Frozen 13 January 2017 at 11:59 PM
Judge Information Due 13 January 2017 at 11:59 PM
Online Drop & Name Change 14 January 2017 at 7:45 AM
Nuisance Fine Apply After 14 January 2017 at 7:45 AM
FEES: You must present payment in the form of cash, check, or purchase order. Make checks payable to the FTHS Forensics.
School Registration Fee - $20.00 per school
Individual Speech Event - $10.00 per slot
DUO Interpretation - $15.00 per slot
Public Forum Debate - $15.00 per slot
Lincoln- Douglas Debate - $15.00 per slot
Congressional Debaters - $10.00 per slot
Hired Judges - $90.00 per judge
Late Add/Drop Fee - $15.00 per change
No-show judge fine - $25.00 per round
Dropped Judge - $125.00 per judge
THE EVENTS: All debate events will have four rounds with a possibility of a final if time permits. All speech events will have three rounds and a final except in events that exceed 40 students, in which there will also be a semi-final round. Congress will have an AM and a PM session. Top non-advancing novice awards will be given out in all speech events (except Declamation) and congress. Awards will be given to the top six students/team in each event. Sweepstakes awards will be given out to the top three schools overall. Each school may enter up to six contestants per category. Double enters are allowed to participate except in debate events and congress.
Program Oral Interpretation
Public Forum Debate (Novice, JV* and Varsity)
Lincoln-Douglas Debate (Novice, JV* and Varsity)
*JV will be collapsed into varsity if the numbers are low
JUDGES: One judge per five speech contestants or fraction thereof is required
One judge per three Lincoln-Douglas debaters or fraction thereof is required
One judge per three Public Forum teams or fraction thereof is required
Questions: Frank Torres
Cell: (732) 882-2526
The cafeteria will be open for the purchase of food from local businesses, home cooked food and other goods.
Judges & Head Coaches will receive free breakfast and lunch. Judges must sign-in to receive their ticket for free lunch.
The tournament is being held at Freehold Township High School not Freehold High School. Note the address above.
Novices are 9th or 10th grade students who are in their first year of forensics (regardless of event).
Debate divisions will follow the NSDA guidelines.
281 Elton-Adelpha Road