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This is a High School tournament in Wisconsin.

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December 14, 2016

Dear Forensics Coach:

 

Another season is upon us and this year DeForest is proud to announce our regular season tournament.  Our tournament date is Saturday, January 28, 2017.  I anticipate a very good turnout again this year.

 

REGISTRATION:

Schools may register at http://www.speechwire.com

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:

Registration will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20.  You may add and drop entries until midnight on Thursday, January 26. We must limit entries due to space.  We will accommodate about 500 entries on a first come, first served basis. 

 

DAY of TOURNAMENT DROPS and CHECK-IN:

All schools are required to text their drops or confirm their attendance by 7:30 am on Saturday morning. We need to know of your drops or if everyone is present!!! Don’t feel comfortable texting? Have a student do it! A text should have: school name, Drop category, entry’s code and student’s first name.

A sample text might be like this:

 

Sun Prairie DROP prose ZZ99-Sally DROP four min ZZ2-Jim

OR

Sun Prairie all present

Thank you Elliott and John for the example!

 

Text to Tom August (608) 695-2705

 

Check in will start at 7:45 in the High School Office.  All participating schools are expected to be checked-in no later than 8:15 AM.

 

RULES:

WHSFA rules will be used for all categories with allowances made for WFCA variations.   Duo Interpretation, Impromptu and OIL will also be offered. 

 

SCHEDULE:

7:45                 Registration

8:30                 Radio/Extemp drawings begin in the LMC

8:35     Student meeting in Cafeteria and Judges’ Meeting

9:00                 Round I

10:30               Round II

11:45               Round III

1:15                 Power Rounds begin

2:45                 Awards in the auditorium

 

DOUBLE-ENTRIES    Double entries are allowed.

 

AWARDS:

The top three in each category will receive trophies.  The remaining power round contestants will receive medals. Team trophies will go to the top five schools.  First and       Second place small team trophies will go to the schools with 6-14 original entries that earns the best average per entry.

 

FOOD: Students may purchase lunch in the high school cafeteria.  Food for judges and bus drivers will be provided.

 

FEES: A fee of $9.00 for each individual entry and $12.00 for Play Acting, Group Interpretation and Duo Interp based on your registration as of Thursday, January 26.

Refunds will not be made for drops after midnight on Friday, January 27.   

 

DEADLINE: Registration will close at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20.  You may add and drop entries until midnight on Thursday, January 26. We must limit entries due to space.  We will accommodate about 500 entries on a first come, first served basis. 

 

CONFIRMATION:

Coaches can confirm their entries on http://www.speechwire.com

Please print out your students’ codes on Friday, January 27.

 

JUDGES: Each school must provide one judge for every five entries or portion of five entries. Each group, duo or play is considered one entry.  Bring your own judges.  If you are having problems filling a judging assignment, DeForest may be able to hire one for you at $100 per judge. If you wish to have a judge hired for you please e-mail me at taugust@deforestschoools.org by Friday, January 20. Schools are still responsible for their number of judges as of midnight on Thursday, January 26.   

 

JV TEAMS: We will accept JV entries. (Entries over 25 count as JV.) 

 

DeForest Forensics is very excited about our annual tournament.  We wish you all the best and hope to see you on a dry and warm January 28.  If you have any questions, contact Tom August with the options provided below.

 

Tom August Head Forensics Coach

WORK (608) 842-6600 ext.6840. 

FAX (608) 842-6615

HOME (608) 845- 3505

Cell (608) 695-2705

E-Mail taugust@deforestschools.org

 

 

Manager contact information

Tom August
Email address: taugust@deforestschools.org
Phone number: (608) 842-6840

Mailing address

815 Jefferson St.
De Forest, WI 53532

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