2023 OSSAA 5A 6A EAST REGIONAL TOURNAMENT
2023 — Sapulpa, OK/US
Place Sapulpa High School
Tournament Director Jennifer Denslow
Classroom: 918-443-6000 EXT. 6231
DEADLINE TO ENTER: March 1, 2023
ENTER ONLINE AT www.ossaaspeech.com AND at http://56eastok.tabroom.com
PAYMENT OR P.O. GOES TO OSSAA!
The judging requirement will be strictly enforced. The formula for regionals is 1 judge for each 5 entries or portion thereof, 1 CX judge per CX team, 1 judge per 2 LDers, and 1 judge per 2 PF teams. Judges must be available at least 75% of the rounds to be counted.
Please remember to submit yourself as a judge. All coaches are required to be available to judge at Regionals. Judges are expected to judge one round past a school’s elimination, so all judges will be expected to be available for finals.
If you fulfill only the minimum judging requirements, you will judge every round. Please bring extra judges and note that they are being sent to give you a round off.
Judges may be entered on tabroom until Tuesday, March 21st at 6:00 PM..
Sapulpa will have a concession stand available for students.
The judges’ lounge will also be arranged by Sapulpa. Please pay $5 per judge per day. DO NOT SEND THIS IN WITH YOUR ENTRY FEES! Checks for hospitality should be made out to “Sapulpa High School”. It would be great to pay ahead of time, but you may pay at registration and cash is fine.
Registration will begin at 2:30 on Friday, March 24 Registration on Saturday, March 25 will be at 8:00. Rounds will begin at 8:30. Updates, a tentative schedule, and information about parking on that Friday will be forthcoming.
The tab room will be closed to those not involved in tabulation.
Tabulation will be conducted on tabroom.com.
Ballots will be available to coaches as they come in. Preliminary results will be released to coaches before finals are posted. The finals tabulation will be available for 30 minutes after awards so coaches may check results. Mistakes cannot be corrected after 9:00 a.m. of the Tuesday following the tournament.
Please make drops as soon as you are aware of changes. Changes after 5:00 p.m. on the Monday of regionals week will be charged drop fees. Please consult the OSSAA manual for the fees, which get larger the later the drops are made.
- Judges should plan to be the official timekeeper(s). Please do not ask contestants or audience members to do so. (Judges in extemp: if you are keeping time, please make sure the students understand how you are keeping time and make sure you give clear signals).
- Please be sure to bring your prepared copies of scripts (highlighted with original introductions, transitions, and conclusions typed). The script must be available if any protest is filed.
- Please make sure your judges are familiar with the most current rules.
- All questions and protests should be directed to the tournament director.