2022 Blacksnake NIETOC

2022 — Pocatello, ID/US

BlackSnake Debate Tournament     
January 7-8, 2022 @ Idaho State University

Opening Meeting: https://meet.google.com/rcj-vibt-sek

Awards Presentation: Slideshow

You are all invited to attend the BlackSnake Tournament. 

We offer Policy Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate,
Public Forum Debate, Student Congress, World Schools Debate,
Extemp, Informative, Program of Oral Interpretation, Retold Story,
 Humorous Interp, Dramatic Interp, Duo Interp, After Dinner Speaking, Communication Analysis, Original Oratory, Salesmanship and Impromptu

This year  we will  be  awarding NIETOC Speech bids.

Hosted by Blackfoot HS
and  Pocatello HS
Sponsored by Idaho State University
Communication Department

Questions?  Contact:

 Marcy Curr at currma@sd25.us or call/text 208-317-6143. 

A Special Thanks to Cheri Clawson, Amy Walker, Wendy Shelman,

Peggy Oliver and Leora Hansen

 for dedicating their lives to excellence in forensics.

Schedule for 2022 Black Snake 

Subject to Change


 8:30 a.m.             Registration

 9:00  a.m.            Judge Meeting – Opening Ceremony  SUB Ballroom

 9:30  a.m.            Round 1 Speech

11:45 a.m.            Round 2 Speech

1:30 p.m.            Round 3 Speech

3:30  p.m.            Round 1 Debate

3:30 p.m.             Congress Session 1 (Ends 5:45)

6:00 p.m.              Round 2 Debate

6:00 pm                Congress Session 2 (Ends 8:45)

8:00 p.m.             Round 3 Debate 


 7:45 a.m.         Judges and Coaches sign-in

8:00 a.m.           Semi-Finals Speech

10:00 a.m.           Finals Speech 

12:00 p.m.          Round 4 Debate

 12 p.m.          Congress Session 3 (Ends 1:15 p.m.)

2:30 p.m.           Round 5 Debate & Congress (Hidden Quarters for Policy Hidden Octos for LD/PF events with more than 32 competitors)

3:45 p.m.            Congress Super Session (Ends 4:45 p.m)

4:30 p.m.           Quarter Finals Debate LD/PF

                           Semi Finals Policy

5:30 p.m             Semi Finals LD/PF

7:00 p.m.           Awards  in  SUB Ballroom

8:00  p.m.          All Debate Final Rounds