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Blackduck Junior High

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This is a Middle School tournament in Minnesota.

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Please join us for the Blackduck Junior High Speech Tournament, Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at Blackduck High School.  This is a 7-9 JV tournament featuring all 13 MSHSL competitive events.  The entry fee is $4.00 per speaker (duo counts as one).  Please provide judges at a 1:6 ratio. Deadline to register your team is Thursday, January 30th at 4:00 p.m., deadline for drops without charge is Friday, january 31st at 11:00 a.m.  Drops after that will result in a drop fee of $4.00.  Adds must be paid at the time of check in and no adds will be taken that will make competition rounds larger than 6.  Please bring your check for registrations on the morning of the tournament, and be prepared to provide the hired judge fees at ratio agreed to.

NOTE:  CHECKS MUST BE MADE OUT TO "BHS SPEECH BOOSTERS,"  and NOT to the School or School District.
On February 3ed, registration will begin at 2:00 p.m.
Draws will begin at 3:15 pm with competition rounds at 3:45, 5:00, and 6:15 pm.  We will plan to present awards close to 7:15 p.m.
Concessions will be available to students and a concession coupon to coaches, judges, and drivers.
Awards will be presented to all speakers who show superior ability.
Please ensure that your speakers and judges are aware of the rules and etiquette of their categories and competition and that your judges are aware of MSHSL rules, expectations regarding keeping explicit ballots and writing critiques that provide speakers with appropriate feedback and suggestions.
Storytellers will draw from only the first HALF of the season selections.  Extemp Readers will draw according to standards set for early season tournaments from the chosen books.  Discussers will be using the appropriate subject area as recommended for the date by the MSHSL.
Assistance from experienced head coaches will be welcome in the tab room and ballot drop.  We look forward to seeing you in Blackduck on February 4th!
Minnesota State High School League Event Info:

Extemp. Reading Prose Stories 1-8 (students can repeat a cutting from their first two rounds for round 3)

Extemp. Reading Poetry 1-12 (students can repeat a cutting from their first two rounds for round 3)

Storytelling Stories 1-8  (students can repeat a cutting from their first two rounds for round 3)

Discussion Section Topic




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Jennifer Parker
Email address: parkerj@blackduck.k12.mn.us
Phone number: 218-368-4876

Mailing address

Blackduck High School
P.O. Box 550
Blackduck, MN 56630

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