UHSAA Region 16

2019 — Farr West, UT/US

Welcome to the Region 16 Tournament 2019!!!!



Tuesday, February 26th (SPEECH)

Wednesday, February 27th (DEBATES/CONGRESS)


Location: Venture High School

508 N 1500 W

Marriott-Slaterville, UT


Entries: Each school is allowed 4 entries in each of the following:

Speech Events (Tues):

Impromptu (IMP)

Original Oratory (OO)

Extemp (EXT) (there will be 2 nation topics and 1 foreign topic drawn from the Jan/Feb/March list)


Debate Events (Wed):

Lincoln-Douglas (LD)

Public-Forum (PF)


Congress (CON)


Resolution: LD and PF will be using the March Resolution

LD - Resolved: The illegal use of drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal justice.
PF - Resolved: The United States should promote the development of market rate housing in urban neighborhoods.


Food: Venture will provide only light concessions for students who bring cash. PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY. Dinner will be provided for coaches and judges.


Judges: Judges will need to be registered on tabroom.com with an associated email and phone number.  We will be running this tournament primarily through Tabroom, so please ask your judges to bring a phone, laptop, or tablet with them if they can.  Please get judges in ASAP. The UHSAA Region 16 has stated that they will pay for judges at the region tournament and we will collect judge information on tournament day.


Deadlines: Deadline for entries AND judges is Friday, February 22 on Tabroom.



Tuesday 2/26 (SPEECH)

Wednesday 2/27 (DEBATE/CONGRESS)

Check in 2:50 pm - 3:15 pm

Judges meeting 3:15-3:30 pm

Round 1: 3:30 - 5:00

Round 2: 5:00 - 6:30

Round 3: 6:30 - 8:00

Awards 8:15 pm

Check in 2:45 - 3:00

Judges Meeting: 3:00 - 3:15

Debates (will single flight if possible)

Round 1 3:15 - 5:15

Round 2 5:15 - 7:15

Round 3 7:15 - 9:15


Session 1: 3:30 - 5:30

Break 5:30 - 6:00

Session 2: 6:00 - 8:00

Awards 9:30 pm


Region 16 Congress Docket - 2019


Session 1

A Bill to Decrease Trade with China

A Bill to Ban the Importation or Selling of Slave-made Products

A Resolution to Convert the United States to a Single-Payer

A Resolution to Cut Corn Subsidies

A Bill to Enact Extensive Immigration Reform

A Resolution to Ensure the Right to Be Forgotten

Session 2

A Bill to Nationally Adopt California Emissions Test Standards

A Resolution to Limit Civil Asset Forfeiture

A Bill to Shut Down Guantanamo Bay

A Resolution to Allow a Pathway to Citizenship for Migrant

A Bill to Remove Mandatory Federal Minimum Drug Sentencing

A Bill to Regulate Pharmaceutical Drug Prices