Harold C Keller Invitational
2023 — Davenport, IA/US
You and your students are invited to the Harold C. Keller Invitational Debate and IE Speech Tournament, on Saturday, December 2, 2023 hosted by West High School’s NSDA Chapter 1677. The tournament will be held in person at Davenport West High.
The following events will be held: Student Congress, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, Mixed Extemporaneous Speaking, and Humorous, Dramatic, Duo, Program of Oral Interpretation and Spontaneous Speaking. We will be using the November/December debate topic for LD and PF Debate.
Please note the following entry restrictions. Students may double enter in any two individual events, with the exception of LD and PF. Those students entering Congress may only enter in that event. It is the student’s responsibility to make it to rounds on time.
Judges need to be furnished according to the following criteria, one judge for every 1-2-3 entries in LD and PF. One judge for every 1-2-3-4-5-6 entries in IE’s and Student Congress.
Half or partial judges are not allowed.The names of the judges provided must judge their assigned rounds.
Duo teams and Public Forum teams are $20 per team. All other entries are $10 each. The hired judge rate is $75 per judge. Judges must be hired, all entries must be submitted, and congress bills submitted by November 27, 2023 by 5:00 PM.
Please make checks out to
West High School
3505 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52804
Registration begins at 8:00 AM and will end at 8:20 AM. Round one begins at 9:00 AM, with the Extemp draw starting at 8:30 AM. All Extemp Draws will begin a half hour before the proceeding round. There will be four rounds of IEs and debate (depending on entries and records, a 5th round may be added for debate). An appropriate set of awards will be presented.
Thank you for your support, and we hope to see you in December!
Mrs. Maggie Rietz (Coach)
The Rest of The West NSDA Team!