Cottonwood Classic

2019 — Albuquerque, NM/US

The First Annual Cottonwood Classic Speech Tournament

February 2, 2019

Contact Bill Torres at or at 505-280-9437 if you have any questions.

Registration is online at

Events Offered:

Program Oral Interpretation

Dramatic Interpretation

Humorous Interpretation

Duo Interpretation

United States Extemporaneous

International Extemporaneous


Original Oratory

Impromptu Speaking


Speech Schedule:

Registration: 7:00am-8:00am

8:00- Extemp Prep

8:30- Round One

9:30- Extemp Prep

10:00- Round Two

11:00- Extemp Prep

11:30- Round Three


1:00- Finals (for events with enough participants)

3:00- Awards

Domestic Extemp Round Themes:

Round 1: Race Relations

Round 2: Trump Administration

Round 3: Immigration

Round 4: Economics

International Extemp Round Themes:

Round 1: Asia

Round 2: Europe

Round 3: Middle East

Round 4: International Conflicts

Storytelling Theme: Time Travel

Spirit Award!!

A spirit award will be given to the school who best decorates their table in a Pink & Red Valentine's Day theme in celebration of the upcoming holiday!!

Tournament Specifics:



Entry fees of $8/student, Duo is $16/team

We will have a judge’s lounge with food and beverages

Snacks will be sold in the student lounge as well as a map of restaurants in the area.

We will be following the NSDA pilot rules regarding internet access in extemp prep

Since this will be last speech tournament before state, we would appreciate schools registering as many judges as they can!!

Please make checks payable to CCPS with Speech and Debate in the memo line.

7801 Jefferson St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109