Liberty Hill UIL Academic Invitational

2021 — NSDA Campus, TX/US

UPDATE: The tournament is unfortunately going to be canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

 

 

Welcome to the 1st Virtual and 2nd Annual Liberty Hill High School Panther Invitational UIL Academic and Speech Tournament. You and your squad are cordially invited to attend our February 27,2021 Virtual Meet. 

We hope to have a fun filled Virtual Experience. 

We will offer all traditional UIL speaking events (CX debate, LD debate, Persuasive, Information, Prose and Poetry. These tournaments are intended for schools or teams that prefer "UIL style" forensics. 

We will be using tabroom for registration and balloting. We will use NSDA campus for virtual rounds. 

For information on how to make a tabroom account check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyTqMwhRJpo

For information on how to register for the tournament after creating an account is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc3pdZi5WXM

Keep in mind students will need to have their own tabroom account created and linked to the school/institution they attend and an email address attached/linked to their account. 

Here is a video to help you link your students to their accounts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YNrHUweRPA&feature=youtu.be

 

Please use campus.speechanddebate.org to test both the practice space and the competition space before Saturday. If you have issues, let me know ASAP.

 

Here is a document with a list of FAQs that have come up over the past few weeks. FAQs

 

Here is a document with some helpful tips from the Texas Forensic Association for competitors regarding their events. Competitor Guide

 

 

Topics

UIL LD: 

RESOLVED: When in conflict, digital privacy ought to be valued above public security.

CX: Resolved: The United States federal government should enact substantial criminal justice reform in the United States in one or more of the following: forensic science, policing, sentencing.

Prose and poetry competitors need only one category for this tournament. 

Rounds

Debaters are allowed to cross enter in any event except Congress. 

ALL Rounds in ALL events will be LIVE!!!

LD/CX will do four rounds of debate and then will be ranked based off record, speaker points, etc. 

We will offer two guaranteed practice rounds of extemp/interp for competitors. We will then have a final round based off cumes. 

Entry Fees

Interp, Extemp                        $15 per competitor

LD                                          $25 per competitor

CX                                          $40 per team 

Academics                              $12 per student

 

STUDENTS CAN CROSS ENTER

Judge Fees

1 judge for every 2 entries or less for CX OR missing judge fee of $125

1 judge for every 4 entries or less for LD OR missing judge fee of $125

1 judge for every 6 entries or less for IE OR missing judge fee of $100