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Elkhart Central Speech Meet

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Elkhart Central Speech Tournament (with Congress)

Elkhart Central High School

November 18, 2017


The Elkhart Central High School Speech Team invites you to our fall speech tournament.  We will offer all 14 IHSFA speech events and Congress and follow IHSFA rules. Please make sure to read through all of the following information carefully. It will be a full day of competition.


Speech Meet Information


Speech Registration: 7:45-8:30am;  Round 1 all events-9:00am;  Extemp Prep- 8:30am.

Congress Registration: 7:45-8:15am in front of the media center.  Seating and first session starts at 8:25am.


Entries: Novice and Varsity divisions with a maximum of 5 per division. Due to building constraints, added entries will be waitlisted until I know we have the room. Novice is any student who is new to competition this season.


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.


Doubling: IHSFA rules apply



  • All events will go 4 rounds.


  • Broadcasting:

    • Rounds--1 and 4 will be a 5 minute news program.

    • Round 2--Editorial

    • Round 3--On-the-Spot


Information for the commercial, music copy, and editorial will be available for download Monday, November 13th after 5pm EDT.


  • Extemp:  Draw Rounds 1 & 3. Round 3 topic for Final.


  • Discussion:  Artifacts will be available for download on Monday, November 13th  after 5pm.


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


Awards: Top 3 finishers from each team in each event will earn sweeps.  Awards for top 6 in each division as well as for the top 5 teams.


Deadline: Registration for the tournament will be made via Speechwire.com.  Registration will be left open until Tuesday, November 14th at 7:00pm (EDT).


  • Congress:  Morning session legislation: 2, 5  Afternoon session legislation: 6, 11


We look forward to a great day of competition. Please email jelli@elkhart.k12.in.us with any questions. Updates will be emailed to all those marked as attending.


Elkhart Central Speech Team Coaching Staff:


Janis Elli, Head Coach

Colleen Jones-DuBois, Asst. Coach


Manager contact information

Janis Elli
Email address: jelli@elkhart.k12.in.us
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