Cottonwood Coyotes HOWLoween Classic

2021 — NSDA Campus, NM/US

The Second Annual Cottonwood Coyotes HOWL-oween Speech and Debate Tournament

October 29-30, 2021

Online Tournament on NSDA Campus

Registration is online at


All speech and debate events will be LIVE!

Live Events, Friday afternoon-evening, Oct 29:
International Extemp, United States Extemp, Oratory, Informative, Storytelling, Humorous, Dramatic, Duo, and POI, and Impromptu


Live Events, Saturday morning-afternoon, Oct 30:
LD (novice & varsity), CX (novice & varsity), PF (novice & varsity), BQ (single division), and Congressional Debate (novice and varsity)

Congress Legislation: Up to two per school, due to Bill Torres by Tuesday, Oct 19, at 5:00 PM. Email to

All student participants and all judges must have linked Tabroom accounts. 

Speech judges should be prepared to be available for all rounds 10/29.  Debate judges should be prepared to be available for all rounds 10/30.


Contact Bill Torres at or at 505-280-9437 if you have any questions.


Events Offered:

Program Oral Interpretation

Dramatic Interpretation

Humorous Interpretation

Duo Interpretation

United States Extemporaneous

International Extemporaneous 


Original Oratory

Impromptu Speaking


Novice/Varsity Lincoln-Douglas

Novice/Varsity Policy

Big Questions Debate

Novice/Varsity Public Forum Debate

Novice/Varsity Congress (limited to first 20 entries in each division)


Extemp Topics Posted Soon

International Extemp Round Themes:

Round 1: Middle East 

Round 2: COVID-19

Round 3: Environmental Issues

Finals: Civil Unrest/Protests


US Extemp Round Themes:

Round 1:  Economics

Round 2:  Foreign Affairs

Round 3:  Social Issues

Finals: Constitutional Issues


Storytelling Theme: Ghost Stories




Tournament Specifics:

Students may enter one debate event and up to TWO (2) speech events.  Congress entries may  enter Congress and speech, but NOT debate.

Entry fees of $8/student, Duo/Team Debate is $16/team

Drop fee of student entry fee will be assessed if drops are made after 3pm 10/28.

Please pay attention to judging requirements on Tabroom. 

Please make checks payable to CCPS with Speech and Debate in the memo line.

Schools may submit up to TWO (2) pieces of legislation for Congress, due by 3pm 10/19.

Top 3 in each event will receive medals, with finalists being recognized.

LD will use the novice topic and the September/October topic for varsity.

CX and BQ will use the 2021-2022 topics.

PF will use the September/October Topic.