Acadiana High School Jour de Fete

2018 — LA/US

Acadiana High School Jour de Fete Speech and Debate Tournament

February 23-24, 2018

AHS Speech and Debate welcomes you for our annual Jour De Fete Speech and Debate Tournament. We will offer two divisions of all individual events, excluding POI, and two divisions of duet and duo.  We also offer novice and advanced divisions of Lincoln Douglas debate.  This year we will offer DUO INTERP in senior division and DUO READING in junior division.  

In Individual Events, students are allowed to enter up to three events.  However, students are not able to enter both debate and team acting events.

We ask that an official representative of your school attend registration. 

The coaches, students and parents of the AHS Speech and Debate Team are looking forward to welcoming you at this year's tournament. 


All events will be governed by the Louisiana High School Speech League guidelines with the addition of a thirty-second grace period in Individual Events, Duet Acting, and Duo.  Consult your manual for further instructions. 



Please submit your list of qualified judges prior to the start of the tournament.  Each school is required to have judges to meet the following quota: 

Individual Events - one judge for every seven entries

Duet & Duo - one judge for every five teams

Debate - one judge for every three entries **The March topic will be run in order to provide practice rounds for upcoming CFL/NSDA and State Tournaments.


Fees will be $12.00 for each duet or duo entry and $6.00 for each individual event entry and LD debate entry.  Registration deadline is Tuesday  prior to the tournament at 3:00pm. Entry fees will be forfeited for drops after Wednesday at 3:00pm.  Registration Drops and Adds will be charged double on Thursday.



            Advanced Lincoln-Douglas (open to all levels of experience)

            Novice Lincoln-Douglas (open to first-year debaters)


Lincoln-Douglas debates will follow the 6-3-7-3-4-6-3 format with four minutes of prep time.