Hawk Invitational

2024 — Kerrville, TX/US


Hawk Invitational Meet 2024

Academics, Art, and Speech


All private and public schools are cordially invited to the Hawk Invitational Meet on February 24, 2024. This meet will take place at Our Lady of the Hills Catholic High School located at 235 Peterson Farm Rd. in Kerrville, TX. The meet will be kept small and limited to 24 students per event.


This meet will be conducted using contest rules from the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools. While the timing and points earned in some contests differ slightly from UIL contests with the same names, the content of each contest is the same and students from all schools will find this contest useful in preparation for official contests. TAPPS rules may be found at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1P5d_J7j5hSzJMhP4nrdGpsx5zJixJbtonn3qUxYgNrs/edit?pli=1#heading=h.cl8mr5dhylnw

This page initially opens at the beginning of the TAPPS bylaws. Wait several seconds and it will jump to the academic rules. Speech and art follow.

Academic Materials

Third party materials will be used.

General Information

-Registration will be in the Gym Foyer.

-Students will wait in the Gym or in the Courtyard.

-Concessions will open at 8 a.m. and close at 4 p.m.

-Hamburger lunch cooked onsite with chips, drink, and dessert will be available. Reservations requested.

-Hospitality Room will be open 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.


First through third places will be recognized with medals and fourth through sixth with ribbons. Results will be announced throughout the day as contests results become available.

Cross Entries

-This meet is intended as a learning opportunity so cross entries between speech events are allowed.

-Cross entries between speech events and academic or art events are allowed for an individual student under the following conditions.

-An individual student may begin an academic contest late if the scheduled contest room has not released.

-For other academic conflicts, coaches should make arrangements ahead of time for an alternative testing time.

Speech Judges

-1 debate judge per 2 entries

-1 individual entry judge per 4 entries

Entry Deadline

-Monday, February 19th at 5 p.m.

-Drop Deadline – Wednesday, February 21st at 5 p.m. – after this time, entry fees will be still be charged.

-Substitutions may be made at check-in.

Fees – Make checks payable to Our Lady of the Hills

-$8 per academic or art entry

-$12 per individual speech entry

-$15 per LD entry

-Missing LD Debate Judging Fee - $100

-Missing IE Judging Fee - $50

Academic Events

Advanced Math


Current Events & Issues

Literary Criticism

Number Sense

Ready Writing




Social Studies

TAPPS Math – 9th & 10th graders only

Art Events

On-Site Drawing

Seek-and-Sketch Black & White

Seek-and-Sketch Color

Speech Events

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – NSDA January/February Topic

Duet Acting

Original Oratory

Persuasive Speaking

Poetry Interpretation

Prose Interpretation

Solo Acting