Madison Central Mid State Invitational

2021 — Online, MS/US

Madison Central Speech and Debate's

Ninth Annual Tournament, the

 

Madison Central Mid-State Invitational

 

 

Dear Speech and Debate Friends and Colleagues:

 

Please join us for Madison Central's Eighth annual tournament: the Madison Central Mid-State Invitational Tournament on December 17-18, 2021. 

 

 In Debate, we offer Novice Public Forum, Varsity Public Forum, Novice Lincoln-Douglas, Varsity Lincoln-Douglas, Policy Debate, Big Questions, and Congressional Debate. 

 

 Flight A Individual Events are Novice and Varsity Prose, Dramatic Interpretation, Duet Acting, Original Oratory, and Program Oral Interpretation. We also offer the supplemental event of Expository Speaking for ninth and tenth-grade students only. 

 

Flight B Individual Events are Novice and Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking, Humorous Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Novice and Varsity Poetry Interpretation, Declamation, and Informative Speaking.  We also offer the supplemental event of Storytelling for ninth and tenth-grade students only. 

 

 

 

Per the standard for Mississippi tournaments, Debate prelims will be held on Friday evening with all Individual Events on Saturday. 

 

In Debate events (with the exception of Congressional Debate), quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals will be held on Saturday morning. Congressional Debate Session One will be held on Friday Evening, Session Two Will be held on Saturday Morning. Congress will consist of two preliminary sessions and a final session for Congressional Debate will be held Saturday Afternoon.  The MHSAA Fall Bill Book will be used for MC's tournament legislation, with any out-of-state schools sending supplemental legislation to rclapper@madison-schools.com by December 10.

 

Sweepstakes trophies will be awarded to the top school in debate and individual events, as well as the top three schools overall.  We will also be awarding a "Top Individual Performer" award to the top Performer at the tournament. All students are only permitted to enter four events TOTAL, either choosing two flight A’s and two flight B’s or One Debate, One Flight A and Two Flight B’s.

 

 Registration for the tournament closes Monday, December 13th at midnight. Judge Registration ends Tuesday, December 14th at 5:00 pm.

 

 We look forward to hosting you back in Madison!!

 

Tournament Staff-

Rachel Clapper-Davis: Director of Madison Central Speech & Debate

Julia Van Lake: MCHS Speech and Debate President and Student Tournament Director

Sarah Grace Shurden: MCHS Speech and Debate Vice-President and Assistant Student Tournament Director

Megan Staehling: Team Manager and Assistant Student Tournament Director