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Liberty MS and HS Speech and Debate Tournament

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This is a High School tournament in Ohio.

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LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL
One Leopard Way, Youngstown, Ohio 44505
 
TOURNAMENT INFORMATION:
Amber Gallagher, Head Coach, Liberty High School
 
Your team is invited to join us at Liberty High School on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 for our Speech & Debate tournament at Liberty High School.
 
Events:  Each high school may enter six contestants in all IE categories and Student Congress. You may register six Varsity LD Debaters and six Public Forum Teams. Debates will use the January NSDA topics.  If you wish to enter more contestants than permitted please let me know and if space permits you will be notified.
 
We will be offering middle school competition. This is a great opportunity for middle school students to experience speech and debate on a smaller scale. This will depend on entries and more details will come once we see how many schools would be bringing middle school students.     
 
Quick Updates:
Drop all events off to the High School by 3:30pm.  Debate and Speech competitors will be in opening ceremony at the High School. Extempers will head to prep room at 4pm to start extemp prep. Once ceremony is done, all debaters and SC will walk the 150ft to the Pk-6 building out the side door down from auditorium. 
 
There will be no Policy Debate at this tournament.
 
Registration: All teams must register online at www.Speechwire.com .
 
 
Awards:  Individuals: 1st through 6th place in all events. Awards ceremony will be open in the Auditorium. Sweepstakes will be computed on your best ten competitors overall. 
 
Judges:  1 judge for every 5, or fraction of 5, IE events 
1 judge for 1 or 2 PF entries, 2 judges for 3 or 4 LD entries 
         1 judges for every 6 congress entries
 
 
Fees:  $3.50 per student in IE and LD. $7.00 per Duo Team and Public Forum Team. 
Make checks payable to Liberty High Speech and Debate Team.
 
Schedule: 3:30-4:00pm Registration at table by computer lab- All students to be dropped off the high school
PF and LD will be included in the opening ceremony. Once opening ceremony is over they will walk out the side doors down from the auditorium to Guy Middle School ( Now called the pk-6 building)
3:30ish pm � General Assembly in the auditorium- Extempers head to extemp prep room and SC starts round 1. 
4:30 pm  Round one
 
Due to it being a weeknight tournament and a hard stop at 10pm we will be running 3 rounds of IE competition and 3 of debate. There will be a break for dinner. 
 
Extemp:  Prep room will be up stairs in the community room.  We have Wifi but it is very limited.  Do not count on being able to access it.  You are permitted to use your smartphone as a hotspot if you have one.  Outlets are also limited in the prep room.  No extra strips will be provided. 
 
Tabroom:  Open to any coach or assistant coach that wants to help. 
 
The middle school is within walking distance of the high school. One small road for bus access runs between the two school buildings. Debate will be held at the Middle School.  All students should get dropped off at the High School for opening ceremony then debate can walk to the Middle School.  It is within walking distance.  Lunch will be served at the High School.  Light snacks will be at the middle school. 
 
If you have any questions regarding registration please forward them to Amber Gallagher at atgallagher05@gmail.com or call me direct at 330-565-5802.  
 
Hope to see you Tuesday!
 
 
Amber Gallagher, Head Coach

 

Manager contact information

Amber Gallagher
Email address: atgallagher05@gmail.com
Phone number: 330-565-5802

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One Leopard Way
Youngstown , OH 44505

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