Ore City Carthage UIL Tune Up

2024 — Carthage, TX/US


Kenneth Adcock


Catherine Jackson


Carthage High School

1600 W. Panola St.

Carthage, TX


Dear UIL Coordinator/Sponsor:

Ore City High School and Carthage High School would like to invite you to our Spring UIL tune-up FULL UIL Academic invitational. The tournament will be hosted at CARTHAGE HIGH SCHOOL. The meet will be held Friday, January 26th, for CX and LD Debate events. All other speech events will happen on Saturday, January 27th, 2024


All UIL Academic + Speech and Debate events will be offered.


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 adcockk@ocisd.net 903-968-3300 (school) / 817-240-7930 (cell)


All entries are due online by Wednesday, January 24th, 2024, at 4:00 PM. You may change names after this date, BUT drops made after Thursday, January 25th, 2024, at 4:00 PM will lose your entry fee.


For UIL Academic events,

You must supply a judge/grader for every event your school has entered. If you do not provide a grader/judge, your students will not be graded.

For debate,

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

Speech Events: $10.00

UIL Academic Events: $8.00

AWARDS: Medals will be awarded to the top 6 places in each event.

Large School will be 5A-6A

Small School will be 1A-4A
*If there are a large number of small school entries, 4A may be moved up to large school classification.


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 fiscal redistribution in the United States by adopting a federal jobs guarantee, expanding Social Security, and/or providing a basic income.

UIL LD: SPRING 2024 UIL LD RESOLUTION: Resolved:On balance, the use of artificial intelligence in art, music, and literature is undesirable.

Poetry & Prose: Selections will be the reader's choice.

UIL Academic Contest Materials: Third-Party Materials and Originals