Austin CC Riverbat Rally UIL Speech and Debate Invitational
2021 — NSDA Campus, TX/US
Austin Community College Riverbat Rally
UIL Speech & Debate Virtual Prep Meet
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Dear High School Colleagues:
The Austin Community College Communication Studies Department extends an invitation to your UIL Speech & Debate Team to compete in the Inaugural ACC Riverbat Rally UIL Speech & Debate VIRTUAL Prep Meet to be held, Saturday, March 6, 2021.
We aim to provide a quality educational experience to prepare your speech and debate team for your UIL District meet by offering the following events that follow UIL rules:
Poetry Interpretation (2 different contests created to perform Category A Live & Category B-ASYNCH recorded)
Prose Interpretation (2 different contests created to perform Category A Live & Category B-ASYNCH recorded)
Informative Extemporaneous Speaking
Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking
Lincoln-Douglas Debate-Spring '21 UIL Topic, Resolved: When in conflict, digital privacy ought to be valued above public security.
We have added CX Debate to our tournament schedule for teams to prepare for UIL State!
Beyond the competition, Austin Community College’s Communication Studies Department would like to provide your students with exciting information about Austin Community College and majoring in Communication Studies.
Registration for the tournament and tournament schematics will be supported by tabroom.com. All schools, judges and competitors will need to set up accounts on tabroom.com to have access to the virtual tournament.
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