Flyer Frights at Dixie

2019 — St. George, UT/US

Flyer Frights at Dixie High 2019

Oct. 25-26, 2019, Dixie High, St. George, UT

Head Coach: Dustin Drake   435 632-0306


This tournament has a limit of twelve-ish schools with up to forty competitors per school. Exceptions for larger schools may be made with a randomized forty students counted toward sweeps.  Please contact Drake with questions.


Open and novice divisions for each event, numbers permitting.

Friday debate, three rounds – policy, pf, ld, congress

Saturday IEs, three rounds -- d interp, h interp, duo, mixed extemp, oratory, expository, impromptu, spar


LD national novice topic and restrictions will be used.

Utah novice policy set will be used.

Congress bills will be the same docket as the Beehive Bonanza.

PF will be using the updated timings.


School Fee $15 per day

Student Fee $4.00 per event

Payable at check-in Friday, based on registration numbers at Tuesday deadline.


Judge requirements: 1 judge per six i.e. entries Friday; 1 per four teams ld/pf entries and 1 per 2 for cx.

Please fill judge requirements; penalty of $15 per judge-forfeiture round.


-Encourage classiness and cleanliness from your kids and make sure they respect property by keeping areas clean, not touching classroom items, and staying out of rooms with no adults. Students in classrooms without adult will forfeit events for student and sweepstakes for team.


-Each school allowed up to eight entries per event per level (example: eight novice DI & eight open DI).

-Double and triple entries are acceptable for Sat. ie's. (except no double entry for extemp).

Students must sign in at second event before going to first. Make sure students know efficient double entering strategy such as going to smaller round before more crowded round, faster event before sluggish event (eg spar before oratory), etc.

-Extempers will draw from choice of foreign or domestic topics but will compete in mixed rounds. Topics will be drawn from the monthly list released to Utah schools. Easier and more (Open and closed) difficult topics will be mixed together for both levels.

-For novice i.e.'s, judges will reward memorization, but won't eliminate outright as last place for referring to script. No scripts or speaking notes for varsity i.e.'s.

-Novice is defined as having zero experience or no more than a single tourney in previous years in any events at all.

-Congress participants bring own copies of all bills to the tournament.


-Spar: 1) Winner of coin flip decides ahead of seeing topics whether he/she will select topic or select speaking order. 2) Three topics are drawn and one is then selected -- like impromptu. 3) Other speaker chooses to speak first or second.



2:55-3:10 Check in (our school day isn’t over until 2:45)

3:30     Debate Rd 1                 Congress -- 4:00 orientation/swearing in

5:15     Debate Rd 2                                         4:15ish-8:30 with half hour recess at midpoint 

7:00     Debate Rd 3



7:45-8   Check in

8:15      Extemp prep for 1st rd

8:30 IE Rd 1

10:00    IE Rd 2

11:30    IE Rd 3


1:30     Awards