HSL07 2021 February Speech Congress QT
2021 — NSDA Campus, HI/US
HSL TOURNAMENT #7
WHAT: FEBRUARY CONGRESS AND STATE QUALIFYING SPEECH TOURNAMENT
WHERE: NSDA Campus (for Congress) and Asynchronous for Speech
WHEN: Thursday, February 4, 2021 – Saturday, February 6, 2021
ENTRY DEADLINE: Wednesday, January 27, 2021 for entries and Congressional bills
Thursday, February 4, 2021 for Participant Release forms, orations, oratory/ informative speaking verification forms, and interp verification form
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
2:00 p.m. Impromptu and Extemp Topics released to Coaches
9:00 p.m. Students upload video(s) to YouTube, complete google form with links, share links with coach
Thursday, February 4, 2021
5:00 p.m. Coaches deadline to add video links to competitor entries on TabRoom
9:00 p.m. Judges ballots/schedule released for asynchronous speech
Friday, February 5, 2021
8:00 a.m. Reminder to speech judges to press “Start Round”
12:00 noon Deadline to press “Start Round” for asynchronous speech (Penalty $10 per judge per round).
Saturday, February 6, 2021
8:30 – 10:45 Round 1 Congress
11:30 – 1:45 Round 2 Congress
1:00 Deadline to complete preliminary speech judging (Penalty $10 per judge)
2:45 Speech judges check into the Judge’s Lounge for finals assignment
3:00 FINALS – Judges ballots/schedule released.
Judges have 15 minutes to press “Start Round” before being replaced and schools fined
Judges have 90 minutes to submit their completed ballots
* This schedule is tentative and may change based on number of entries.
If the video link submitted is broken or leads to the wrong video (wrong student and/or wrong round) the competitor may be ranked last in that round.
A $10 fine may be charged to the school for asynchronous judges who fail to press “START” by Friday noon, fail to return their ballots by Saturday 1 pm, or fail to show up in the judge’s lounge Saturday 3 pm for their final round assignment.