Parkersburg HS Isenhart
2021 — Parkersburg, WV/US
The Parkersburg High School Isenhart speech and debate tournament will take place in person on Saturday, 20 November 2021, in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
The following events will be offered:
Section A: Impromptu, Prose Interpretation, Informative Speaking, Humorous/Dramatic Interpretation, Broadcasting, Program Oral Interpretation, Public Forum Debate
Section B: Extemporaneous Speaking, Poetry Interpretation, Declamation, Original Oratory, Duo Interpretation, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, SPAR Debate
This tournament follows WVSDA Rules for Events, which are available at the following LINK. WVSDA rules mirror NSDA/NCFL rules.
Students may enter two speech events in Section A and up to two speech events in Section B, except as follows:
- A student competing in Broadcasting may enter only one event in Section B.
- A student competing in Extemporaneous Speaking may enter only one event in Section A.
Maximum number of student entries per event: 6.
Minimum judge entries per school: 1 judge per every 6 speech entries; 1 judge per every 2 debate entries.
Student entry due date: Tuesday, 16 November 2021, at 12:00 PM. (Changes may be made through Thursday, 18 November 2021, at 5:00 PM without penalty.)
Judge entry due date: Tuesday, 16 November 2021, at 12:00 PM. (Changes may be made through Thursday, 18 November 2021, at 5:00 PM without penalty.)
Student entry fee: $8.00 per entry for all single-competitor events; $15.00 per entry for all two-competitor events.
Drop fees: There is an additional $10.00 per entry drop fee for any student entry drop after Thursday, 18 November 2021, at 5:00 PM and before Saturday, 9 October 2021, at 7:30 AM. If the drop is being made on Saturday morning, it must be phoned into Lori Zyla at 304.483.8431 before 7:30 AM. For any drop after Saturday, 9 October 2021, at 7:30 AM, the entry drop fee increases to $50.00 per entry.
Public Forum Debate - Resolved: Increased United States federal regulation of cryptocurrency transactions and/or assets will produce more benefits than harms.
Lincoln-Douglas Debate - Resolved: A just government ought to recognize an unconditional right of workers to strike.
7:45 AM to 8:15 AM - Registration
8:15 AM to 8:35 AM - Student Opening Assembly
8:45 AM to 9:50 AM - Round 1, Section A
9:55 AM to 11:00 AM - Round 1, Section B
11:05 AM to 12:10 PM - Round 2, Section A
12:30 PM to 1:35 PM - Round 2, Section B
1:40 PM to 2:45 PM - Round 3, Section A
2:50 PM to 3:55 PM - Round 3, Section B
4:30 PM - Awards
Awards will be presented to students who place 1st through 6th in each event and to the top three schools overall.
Pizza, soda, and snacks will be sold as concessions during the lunch break for any interested students. Lunch will be provided for coaches and judges.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please reach out and let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 304.483.8431.