Ore City UIL Tune Up
2023 — Ore City, TX/US
Dear UIL Coordinator/Sponsor:
Ore City High School would like to cordially invite you to our first Spring speech and debate/journalism meet. This UIL speech and academic meet will be held, on February 23rd – 24th, 2022.
EVENTS: All UIL Academic events plus speech & debate will be held on contest day!
REGISTRATION: Please register at www.tabroom.com for speech and debate and journalism events.
If you have any questions, please contact Kenneth Adcock firstname.lastname@example.org 903-968-3300 (school) / 817-240-7930 (cell)
DEADLINES: All entries are due online by Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 at 4:00 PM. You may change names after this date, BUT drops made after Thursday, February 23rd, 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
1 grader for each academic entry, otherwise you might forfeit your student's opportunity to compete.
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/team
LD Entries: $20
Speech Events: $12
All Other Academic Events: $12
AWARDS: Medals will be awarded for the top 6 places in each event.
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: Will be the Spring 2023 UIL topic once it has been announced.
Poetry & Prose: Selections will be the reader's choice.
Journalism: You must provide a grader for your students. Your students will not be graded if you do not provide a judge. Computers will be provided, however, students may use laptops in both writing competitions. Schools must provide their own power cords and printers if they use their own computers.
Academics: You must provide a grader for your students. Your students will not be graded if you do not provide a judge. Computers will be provided, however, students may use laptops in both writing competitions. Schools must provide their own power cords and printers if they use their own computers.