District 4 Speech

2024 — Wood River, ID/US

Welcome to District IV Speech!

Please remember that schools can only enter six entries per each event with a maximum of 56 entries. If you are interested in purchasing a lunch for each of your speakers, see the attached menu, and place your order through the sheet provided by email from Kevin Case.

Judges

You will be required to bring 1 judge for every 5 entries in each pattern. Please make every effort to bring IHSAA certified judges. Your judge can cover both A and B if they are here the entire event. Judges MUST have a LINKED Tabroom account to judge as our ballots will be electronic. Judges without a linked Tabroom account will not be used.

Schedule

8:30-9:00 Judges Meeting

9:00-10:45 Round 1A

10:45-11:45 Round 1B

11:45-1:15 Round 2A

Lunch 1:15-1:45

1:45-2:45 Round 2B

2:45-4:15 Round 3A

4:15-5:15 Round 3B

5:15 Announcement of State Qualifiers

Panel Topics:

  • Should Idaho public schools adopt a four day school week?
  • What can be done to increase teacher retention in Idaho?
  • What can American youth do to address the current political divisiveness in the United States?
  • Does society have an obligation to take care of their homeless?
  • What can be done about the Male Loneliness Epidemic

A and B Breakdown:

New Rule: Students may double-enter in any two events regardless of their pattern. Meaning students can double enter in two A events, two B events, or one A and one B event. For this tournament, we will use the traditional patterns for ease of scheduling, but the state tournament will not use these patterns.

A Events:

Duo Interp

Inform

Extemp

Panel

POI

Radio

Retold

B Events:

ADS

HI

DI

Impromptu

CA

OO

Sales