MSM Forensics Festival

2024 — Little Rock, AR/US

2024 MSM Forensics Festival

High School and Junior High Divisions

Saturday, March 2nd

Mount St. Mary Academy’s Forensics Team invites you to the MSM High School and Junior High School Forensics Festival March 2, 2024. We will offer a Saturday ONLY forensics tournament; no debate events. This is a qualifying high school tournament for the ACTAA Arkansas State Championship with AAA sanctioning.

We are offering two non traditional events in the high school tournament: Solo and Duet Musical. Students will be responsible for their own accompaniment. We will also offer mime. These will not be qualifiers for ASC, but we will be awarding the top six places.

Events offered:

HI, DI, Duo Interp, Oratory, Informative Speaking, Impromptu,

Program of Oral Interp, Prose, Poetry, Storytelling, Duet Improv,

HS only Solo Musical and Duet Musical,

Group Reader’s Theatre and Words & Music if interest permits

NSDA IEs will have only one prelim round. Semis and Finals will be determined depending on the number of entries for each event. We will offer sweepstakes awards based on squad efficiency to high school and junior high schools. We will have trophies and medals for top 6 finalists in IE’s for High School and medals and certificates for Junior High. To qualify for sweepstakes, a minimum of 8 entries is required.

A $25 school entry fee will be assessed. High School individual event entry is $15, $30 for duo/duet. Junior High individual event entry is $10, $20 for duo/duet. The deadline to register is 5pm Monday, February 26th. Additions and/or drops made after the deadline will have a $10 fee per change. Please make sure students understand NO ROUND WILL BE HELD TO ACCOMMODATE LATE STUDENTS. In order to promote fairness and efficiency please follow the judge commitment guideline of one judge per 8 IE entries. A $20 missing judge fee will be applied for each judge under the requirement. Judges will be offered hospitality for breakfast and lunch and our greatest appreciation!

Concessions will be provided for lunch and snacks. We ask that no outside food is brought in as this is how we fund our season. Handicap and gender neutral restrooms are available. Please note other desired accommodations on

Registration will begin at 8 am at 3224 Kavanaugh Blvd, Little Rock, AR. We look forward to seeing you and your team! Please direct questions or concerns to Jenny Moses at

(cell # for emergencies: 501.690.0123)

Make checks payable to:

MSM Forensics Team, 3224 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock, AR 72205

MSM Forensics Festival

High School & Junior High Tentative Schedule

Saturday, January 28th

8:00am to 8:30am Registration

8:30am-10:00am Slot 1

10:15am to 11:45am Slot 2

12:00pm to 1:30pm Slot 3

1:45 to 3:15 Slot 4

3:30-4:15 Group Events

Awards ASAP