Best of the West 1

2021 — North Platte, NE/US

This tournament is for Nebraska Schools online.


Dear Colleague:

The administration and the members of the North Platte High School’s National Forensic League invite you to the Best of the West Speech Tournament.  The contest will be held on Wednesday January 20th, 2021 at North Platte High School.


We will be offering ALL nine NSAA events at this tournament.  You may ENTER as many students as you wish in each event.  We will be running three rounds and NO FINALS for this event.   There will be NO Brackets for this tournament. We will have Varsity and Novice divisions.


If you would like specific rules for each NSAA event please let me know. We will charge $7.00 per entry (either individual or group).  We are asking that you provide ONE judge per six entries (or part thereof) or pay a $75.00 fee per judge needed!




Humorous Prose

Persuasive Speaking

Interpretation of Poetry

Entertainment Speaking

Oral Interpretation of Drama (group)


Extemporaneous Speaking

Informative Speaking

Serious Prose

Duet Acting (group)



12:00 - 1:05 a.m. REGISTRATION-online



1:30              Round I:                                 

3:00              Round II:                 

4:30            Round III:    



6:15 p.m.              AWARDS-NPHS ONLINE




If you have any questions or concerns please contact me NPHS (308) 535-7105 between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. or after 3:30 p.m. or email David Cooper at  Hope to see you on Wednesday January 20th!!!


David Cooper, Ed.S

Director of Forensics

North Platte High School