Cottonwood Classic

2022 — Albuquerque, NM/US


The Fifth Annual Cottonwood Classic Speech and Debate Tournament

November 11-12, 2022

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

Registration is online at

Events Offered:

Program Oral Interpretation

Dramatic Interpretation

Humorous Interpretation

Duo Interpretation

United States Extemporaneous

International Extemporaneous


Original Oratory

Impromptu Speaking


Policy Debate (Novice and Varsity)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate (Novice and Varsity)

Public Forum Debate (Open Division)


Friday, November 11

2:00 PM Registration

2:30 PM Extemp Prep

3:00 PM Speech I

4:00 PM Debate I 

5:30 PM Extemp Prep

6:00 PM Speech II

7:00 PM Debate II 

Saturday November 12

8:00 AM Debate III 

9:30 AM Extemp Prep

10:00 AM Speech III 

12:00 PM Debate IV 

1:30 PM Extemp Prep Finals

2:00 PM Speech Finals 

3:00 PM Debate Semis 

5:15 PM Debate Finals 

7:30 PM Awards


Domestic Extemp Round Themes:

Round 1: 

Round 2: 

Round 3: 


International Extemp Round Themes:

Round 1: 

Round 2: 

Round 3: 


Storytelling Theme: TBA

Spirit Award!!

A spirit award will be given to the school who best decorates their table in a Fall and/or Thanksgiving theme in celebration of the upcoming holiday!!

Tournament Specifics:


Double entry allowed in speech events, but only one debate event!

Entry fees of $10/student, Duo, Policy, PF is $20/team

We will have a judge’s lounge with food and beverages

Snacks will be sold in the student lounge as well as a map of restaurants in the area.

Please make checks payable to:

CCPS with Speech and Debate in the memo line.

7801 Jefferson St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109