MSCI Invitational and Novice State IE Tournament

2022 — Novi, MI/US


Michigan Speech Coaches Inc. Spring IE Festival


2022 MSCI Novice State Finals and an Open tournament will be held at 24062 Taft Rd. Novi, MI 48375 on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Welcome to all!


We are so pleased to invite everyone to attend this in person competition of fun and forensic glory!    


 The Open Invitational and the 2022 Novice State Finals will provide the opportunity for a great day of forensics competition. The MSCI officers and trustees have been working hard to make this a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.  


Student General Meeting has been prerecorded. Please pass this video onto your student competitors.

There is construction happening on the building!  Please enter from the Ten Mile Road entrance for ease of parking and entry into the building.

Wifi: Nov-Guest no password

Please bring your own water bottle.  There are water bottle re-fillers throughout the school.  Water WILL NOT be sold at concessions nor provided in the judge lounge!

Bearclaw Coffee Co. will be on-sight with a variety of coffees, Frappuccinos, & assorted baked goods.


Covid Protocol:  The MSCI board is committed to ensuring your safety. The festival will follow Oakland County Health Department’s Covid protocols.  Masks will be worn by all participants, judges, coaches, and guests while in Novi High School.  Competitors MAY REMOVE their masks while performing.


 Impromptu  quotes, editorials, and visual cues will originate from: Immigration


 Register: @  Registration for the tournament will close on Tuesday, March 8 at 5:00PM.  Any drops occurring after this time will cost $6 per transactiion.



 7:00-7:45 AM - Registration and Membership renewal (outside Media Center)

 8:00 AM - BC/EX Prep report (Media Center)

 8:10 AM - Judges Meeting for ALL judges (Band Room)

 8:20 AM - General Meeting for ALL contestants (Auditorium)

 8:30 AM - RD1 (all)

 10:00 AM - RD2 (all)

 11:30 AM - RD3 (all) 

 1:30 PM - SEMIS 

 3:30 PM Novice/Open IE FINALS 

 5:30 PM Combined IE Award Ceremony for all participants


Fees:  $10/entry ($15 per Duo, $20 per Multiple)


Judges: 1 judge per 5 entries (Duo/Multiple x2)

**Judges for the Novice State Finals must be an MSCI member or have MIFA IE Certification.  Please indicate in judges notes if your judge is either an MSCI member or IE certified.



·       Please make any checks payable to Michigan Speech Coaches Inc.

     ·       You can pay online @ Click on the More tab and payments & Tournament fees. (credit card or paypal)


Thank you for being a part of this important and wonderful activity. 


Brought to you by the MSCI Board:

 Doug Bevier, President

 Charlie Rinehart, Past President

 Amy Janz, President Elect

 Ruth Kay, Treasurer  

 Kirstin Carolin, Secretary

 Heather McKaig, Trustee

 John Rutherford, Trustee

 Adam Blaylock, Trustee