Bull Creek Invitational


Hello everyone!

We are so excited to welcome you to Atlantic High School for our

Bull Creek Invitational on Oct 27-28!

We have not hosted in many years and are very much looking forward to making this an annual tournament.

We will be offering the main 8 IE categories as well as Congress, PF, LD and Policy on the Debate side.

Speech events will be held on Friday evening and Debate will take place on Saturday.

Our address at AHS is 1201 E 14th St. Atlantic, IA 50022

Checks can be made to Atlantic High School (c / o Speech & Debate).

You may bring them to the tournament or mail them in advance.

  • Speech Events offered: Humorous Interp, Dramatic Interp, Duo Interp, Program Oral Interp, Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, US Extemp, International Extemp, Spontaneous Speaking

  • Debate Events offered: Congress, Public Forum (Novice & Varsity), Lincoln-Douglas, and Policy

  • Topics will be Sept/Oct for Public Forum

(Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its military presence in the Arctic.)

And for Lincoln-Douglas

(Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee the right to housing.)

Due by Thursday, Oct 19th. Full docket of legislation will be emailed out Monday, Oct 23rd

  • Judging Requirements

IE: 1 per 5 entries

PF: 1 per 2 entries

CON: 1 per 5 entries

LD: 1 per 5 entries
Policy: 1 per 5 entries

Schedule for both days listed below

Friday Schedule

Round 1 4:30pm

Round 2 6:00pm


Round 3 7:30pm

Awards 8:45pm

Saturday Schedule


Round 1 8:00am

Round 2 9:15am

Round 3 10:30am


Round 4 12:00pm

Round 5 1:15pm

Quarters 2:30pm

Semis 4:15pm

FINALS 5:30pm


Session 1 9:00am-12:00pm

Session 2 12:30pm-3:00pm


Round 1 8:00am

Round 2 10:00am

Round 3 12:00pm

Round 4 2:00pm