Madison Central Mid State Invitational
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. We are looking forward to being live and in-person again this year!
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 Impromtu, 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 and Two will be held on Friday Evening, Finals will be held on Saturday Morning. Congress will consist of two preliminary sessions and a final session. The MHSAA Fall Bill Book will be used for MC's tournament legislation, with any out-of-state schools sending supplemental legislation to firstname.lastname@example.org 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!!
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
Bekah Woodruff: Team Manager and Assistant Student Tournament Director