Tyler High King of the Jungle Tournament

2021 — Tyler, Texas, 75702, TX/US


Thank you for your interest in our 2021 King of the Jungle Tournament. We are so pleased to be hosting an opportunity for in person debate.  We are excited to be able to host an in person tournament in our new facilities here at Tyler High. We will be offering CX, LD (Novice and Varsity), Extemp (both informative and persuasive), Prose, Poetry, and all UIL Academic Events.

Registration begins at 7am and we will start at 8am. There will not be any concession stands due to Covid- 19. We also will be practicing all CDC recommendations and guidelines. Each school will be assigned a classroom. We ask that when students are not participating they remain in their designated classroom. All competitors are asked to sit 6 feet apart. During questioning period each debater will be asked to stay at their desk and not stand next to each other! If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at Sheldon.Mcgowan@tylerisd.org we look forward to seeing you. Please mail your check or bring it with you the day of the tournament.  


For Lincoln Douglas Debate- we will use the Fall UIL Topic When in conflict, environmental protection ought to take precedence over natural resource extraction.


For Cross Examination we will use the UIL topic “Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States.