Ore City Spring Extravaganza
2023 — Ore City, TX/US
Dear UIL Coordinator/Sponsor:
Ore City High School invites you to our Spring Extravaganza speech and debate tournament. This UIL speech and debate tournament will be held Friday, February 3rd, & Saturday, February 4th, 2023. Debate events prelim rounds will start Friday after school, and Elim rounds will carry over to Saturday to decide a tournament champion in the debate events.
EVENTS: All UIL Speech and Debate plus TFA/NSDA speaking events.
REGISTRATION: Please register at www.tabroom.com for speech and debate events.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with Kenneth Adcock at firstname.lastname@example.org 903-968-3300 (school) /817-240-7930 (cell)
DEADLINES: All entries are due online by Wednesday, February 1st, 2023, at 4:00 PM. You may change names after this date, BUT drops made after Thursday, February 2nd, 2023, 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.
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
CX Entries: $30.00/team
LD Entries: $15.00
Congress Entries: $15.00
Speech Events: $10
AWARDS: Medals will be awarded to the top 6 places in each event.
EXTEMP: All current UIL rules related to disabling 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: Term limits for members of the United States Congress are justified.
PRELIM Round, we will be using TFA SPRING 2023 Items 1-10
FINALS round, we will utilize TFA SPRING 2023 items 11-20.
Poetry & Prose: Selections will be the reader's choice.
NSDA/TFA INTERP EVENTS: We will use the TFA/NSDA rules to adjudicate these events.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3RD, 2023
3:45 PM Registration
4:00 PM Debate RD 1 UCX RD 1, ULD RD 1
5:45 PM Debate RD 2 UCX RD 2, ULD RD 2
7:15 PM Debate RD 3 UCX RD 3, ULD RD 3
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH, 2023
7:00 AM Registration
8:30 AM Congress RD 1 CONG 1
8:30 AM Interp RD 1 DI 1, DUO 1, HI 1, INFO 1, OO 1, POI 1, UPOE 1, UPRO 1
8:30 AM Extemp RD 1 UIX 1, UPX 1
10:30 AM Debate: Quarter-Final UCX QUARTERS, ULD QUARTERS
12:00 PM LUNCH
12:30 PM Interp RD 2 DI 2, DUO 2, HI 2, INFO 2, OO 2, POI 2, UPOE 2, UPRO 2
12:30 PM Extemp RD 2 UIX 2, UPX 2
1:00 PM Congress Finals CONG FINALS
2:00 PM Interp Finals DI FINALS, DUO FINALS, HI FINALS, INFO FINALS, OO FINALS, POI FINALS, UPOE FINALS, UPRO FINALS
2:00 PM Extemp Finals UIX FINALS, UPX FINALS
3:30 PM Debate: Semi-Final UCX SEMI, ULD SEMI
5:15 PM Debate: FINAL UCX FINALS, ULD FINALS