Shanley High School Dr L Speech meet

2019 — Fargo, ND/US


January 25, 2019

Dear Speech Coaches:          

You and your team are invited to the annual Dr. Littlefield Shanley High School Speech Tournament on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 8-4..  We are excited to be entering the speech season and look forward to a competitive and fun day.  


REGISTRATION:                        Registration is due by noon on February 6.  

* Complete your registration online.  If you are going to attend, Register for Tabroom at Look for Fargo Shanley in the dropdown list.

*$7 per entry for individual events; $14 for duos.  

*Students may enter up to four events.  We will NOT schedule around students with multiple entries. For the individual event sweeps, you need to be in 4 events.  

*Drops, adds, and substitutions can be made on until noon on February 6. After noon on the 6th, schools will pay the full registration price.   



*Registration will open at 7:15 am.  Please do not arrive before 7:15 pm (unless you have chocolate)

*Judges/coaches and student meetings will be held at 8:00.

*Draw for Radio and Storytelling will begin 8:00pm. Round One starts at 8:30 pm.

*All NDHSAA events will be offered, along with 

Program of Oral Interpretation (POI)

*Standard time limits and rules will be followed per the NDHSAA speech rulebook. 

*We hope to offer all events as state qualifying.  

*For larger events, we also hope to offer honor finals for top speakers who do not break.

***Make sure you have both burden of proof and language forms for all speakers.


*Teams need to provide one judge for every 6 entries

*Judges will be scheduled to judge a variety of events.

*MAKE SURE YOUR JUDGES ARE CERTIFIED. If you bring a judge who is ineligible, your team will be charged for a judge. Please visit  for steps to certify your judges.

            *A limited number of judges are available for hire at a rate of $70.00/judge. 

You can indicate judge preference/ability (all events, interp only, oratory only)when you register.  

We will try to honor judging preferences. 



            *Our parent boosters have planned a great menu so plan to eat at Shanley on Saturday noon.  

            *Breakfast and lunch will be provided in the judge’s lounge for coaches and hired judges. 


*We will be contacting individuals to help in the tab room for the tournament. 

*Anyone assisting with tabulation will count as a complete judge slot for their school. 



            Register on Tabroom    

Rounds start at 8

            One judge for every 6 entries

            Fees are $7 (duo $14) per entry

            Lunch served

            All around awards for individual students

            Sweepstakes awards given

            Awards at 4:30




Shanley Coaching Staff-

Brian Geffre


Contact Information:   Cell: 218.329.2669School: 701.894.3248