Ore City Christmas Wonderland

2022 — Ore City, TX/US

OCHS UIL ACADEMIC TEAM                                                                                                                                      

Kenneth Adcock                                                                                                                                                          adcockk@ocisd.net

Ore City High School                               

100 Rebel Rd                                                                                                                                                 

(903)-968-3300                                                                                                                                                         

Ore City, TX 75683                                                                                                             

Dear UIL Coordinator/Sponsor:

Ore City High School would like to cordially invite you to our Christmas Wonderland speech and debate meet. This UIL speech and debate meet will be held Saturday, December 3rd, 2022.

EVENTS: All UIL Speech and Debate plus TFA/NSDA speaking events as well.

REGISTRATION: Please register at www.tabroom.com for speech and debate events.

 If you have any questions, please contact Kenneth Adcock adcockk@ocisd.net 903-968-3300 (school) / 817-240-7930 (cell)

DEADLINES: All entries are due online by Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 at 4:00 PM. You may change names after this date, BUT drops made after Thursday, December 1st, 2021 at 4:00 PM will result in the loss of your entry fee.

 JUDGING: You must supply a judge/grader for every event in which your school is entered. If you do not provide a grader/judge your students will not be graded.

For debate,

1 judge for every 4 LD contestants

1 judge for every two CX teams or part thereof

1 judge for every 6 Prose/Poetry/Extemp/Congress Contestants

Judging fees are $150/judge for debate and speaking events if you do not provide a judge, however, we prefer judges over fees.

AT MINIMUM, speech/debate team coaches MUST serve as judges

ENTRY FEES:

CX Entries: $30.00/team

LD Entries: $15.00

Congress Entries: $15.00

Speech Events: $10

AWARDS: Medals will be awarded for the top 6 places in each event.

OTHER INFORMATION:

EXTEMP: All current UIL rules related to the disabling of Wi-Fi or other internet access must be followed.

UIL CX: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.

UIL LD: Resolved:  Amateur status ought to be valued above commodification of Name Image Likeness.

Congress: We hope to be able to utilize the UIL State Congress Docket. 

Poetry & Prose: Selections will be the reader's choice.

NSDA/TFA INTERP EVENTS: For these events, we will use the TFA/NSDA rules to adjudicate these events.