2023 — MIlbank, SD/US
Dear High School OralInterpCoaches:
The Milbank High School National Speech and Debate Association Chapter invites you and your high school speakers to attend the Annual Milbank OralInterpFestival on Monday, October2, 2023.
Entries and Regulations
A maximum of three entries in all eventsis allowed.Rooms are a limitation as are judges.Because this is an after-school event and we want to get students home at a reasonable hour,NO student may be entered orparticipatein more than 2 events under any circumstances.Each division will follow the rules that the SDHSAA has established.That includes the 10-minute time limit for all events except storytelling (Perseverance/Resilience), which is 5-minutes.If your readers’ theatre groupsrequirespecific chairs or stools, be sure to bring them with you.
The following schedule will be used:
2:35-3:00—Registration in Theatre
Pizza, beverages, candy, & baked goods will be for sale at MHS at the concession stand.
7:15—Results or ASAP
Entry Fees and Judging requirements
Please register athttp://milbankoralinterp.tabroom.com/by Friday, September29that 4:00 PM. If youdon’thave aTabroomaccount, you can set one up for free at tabroom.com to complete your registration.
An entry fee of $3.00 per individualeventshas been set.Duet entries are$6.00and Reader’s Theatre is $8.00.
One judge isrequiredfor every five entriesor fraction thereof. A hired judge will cost $60.00.All fees and judge requirements are final as entries show on Friday, September29that 4:00 PM.Because finding judges is one of my primary stressors in hosting the meet, the more judges you can bring, the less stress I will experience. I willtruly appreciateit.
If you have drops, please update them onTabroomas soon as possible.
Each performance will be scored out of 30 points.
SUPERIOR 26-30EXCELLENT 21-25GOOD16-20
All competitors will receive a ribbon based on their composite score.
SUPERIOR PLUS90-86 POINTS
EXCELLENT PLUS77-71 POINTS
GOOD61 POINTS OR BELOW
Thanks, and if you have any questions or concerns, please contact me.
1001 East Park Ave.School Phone—605 432 5546
Milbank High SchoolCell Phone-605880-4452
Milbank, SD 57252School Email—Sandy.Christensen@k12.sd.usKathy Tyler, Debate Coach Milbank High School 605.237.0228