Rocks Speech & Debate Team

2015-2016 Competition Calendar
Parent Judging Meeting: VERY IMPORTANT!!!!
 10/3 Thursday Parent Meeting
WHS Cafeteria
One parent per student competitor needs to attend this very important meeting.  Every Speech & Debate competitor must have a 'judge' willing to attend competitions as needed.  This evening meeting will provide detailed information on parent responsibilities and judging instructions.  It is also a 'meet the coaches' evening.  Student competitors are welcome to attend, however their presence is not required.  
Practice Calendar for Students
Every interp/speech competitor MUST perform their piece in its entirety to a coach before they will be allowed to compete.
Extempers must show their files to a coach.
Broadcast must read their commercial, news clip, and any other required prepared piece.
Impromptu must perform.
Debaters must perform their constructive arguments for both the negate and affirm side. 
Congress must have a 3 minute speech prepared (either for or against) for each piece of legislation.
10/24     Debate/Congress                  West Lafayette HS

10/31     Speech                                  Noblesville HS

11/14     Speech/Debate/Congress     Southporte HS

11/21     Speech/Congress                  Columbia East HS
              Debate                                   Kokomo HS

12/5       Speech/Debate/Congress     Ben Davis HS

12/12     Speech                                  Ball State University

1/9         Speech/Congress                  Fishers HS

1/16       Speech                                  Lafayette Jefferson HS

1/22-23  NSDA District Debate           West Lafayette HS

1/29-30  IHSFA State Debate             Ben Davis HS

2/27       IHSFA Speech Sectionals  Westfield HS (we host!!!)

3/5        NSDA District Speech           Ben Davis HS

3/12      IHSFA Speech State Finals   Fishers HS
Competition Calendar: 2017-2018
10/8    Saturday         NOVICE SPEECH & DEBATE          Ben Davis HS

10/15  Saturday         NOVICE SPEECH                             Hamilton SE HS

11/5    Saturday         SPEECH & Congress                        Fishers HS

11/12  Saturday         SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress     Southporte HS

12/3    Saturday         DEBATE                                            Ben Davis HS

1/7      Saturday         SPEECH & Congress                       Ben Davis HS

1/27    Friday             IHSFA State DEBATE                       Kokomo HS
1/28    Saturday         IHSFA State DEBATE                       Kokomo HS

2/25    Saturday        IHSFA Sectional SPEECH                Westfield HS

3/4      Saturday        HC/HH District SPEECH (NSDA)     Hamilton SE HS

3/11    Saturday        IHSFA State SPEECH                       TBA

10/14  Saturday         DEBATE                                            West Lafayette HS

11/4    Saturday         SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress     Fishers HS

11/11  Saturday         SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress     Southporte HS

12/9    Saturday         SPEECH & DEBATE                        WHS & WMS HS - WE HOST!!!
1/6      Saturday         SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress    Fishers HS

1/13    Saturday        SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress    HSE High School

1/20    Saturday         SPEECH                                          Ball State University

2/10    Saturday         SPEECH                                          Logansporte HS

2/24    Saturday         IHSFA Sectionals SPEECH             WHS (We Host)  
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3/3      Saturday        HC/HH District SPEECH (NSDA)     Shelbyville

3/10    Saturday        IHSFA State SPEECH                       Fishers

2016-2017 Competition Calendar
Team meeting: Every other Monday during CORE time in room 1233
Competition Calendar: 2018-2019
10/13   Saturday         Novice DEBATE                                Ben davis HS

10/27    Saturday       SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress     Fishers HS

11/10    Saturday        SPEECH                                           Southport HS

11/17   Saturday         DEBATE                                            Ben Davis HS

12/1     Saturday       SPEECH & DEBATE                         Noblesville HS 
1/5       Saturday        SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress     Fishers HS

1/12     Saturday        SPEECH & Congress                       Noblesville HS

2/16    Saturday         SPEECH & District Congress          Columbus East HS

2/23    Saturday         IHSFA Sectionals SPEECH             WHS (We Host)  

3/2      Saturday         HC/HH District SPEECH (NSDA)    HSE HS

3/9     Saturday          IHSFA State SPEECH                     Fishers

3/23   Saturday          Big Question Debate                       Westfield High School
                                  (Topic: Are Humans Primarily Driven by Self-Interest?)

Practice Sessions: Every Friday during CORE time in room 1233 & 1452
Every Thursday 8:00 am in room 1233 & 1452
Every Tuesday after school from 4-5 in room 1233 & 1452
Competition Calendar: 2019-2020
10/12   Saturday        DEBATE                                          Ben Davis HS

11/2     Saturday        SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress    Fishers HS

11/9     Saturday        SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress    Southport HS

11/16   Saturday        SPEECH  & DEBATE                       Hamilton Southeastern HS

12/14   Saturday        BIG QUESTION DEBATE                Westfield HS (we HOST!)
1/11     Saturday        SPEECH & DEBATE & Congress    Fishers HS

1/18     Saturday        SPEECH .                                        Ball State University

1/24-25 Fri & Sat       DEBATE STATE*                             Southport HS

2/1      Saturday         DEBATE DISTRICTS*                     Park Tudor

2/15    Saturday        SPEECH & Congress Districts*       Columbus East HS

2/29    Saturday         IHSFA Sectionals SPEECH             WHS (We Host)  

3/7      Saturday         HC/HH District SPEECH (NSDA)    HSE HS

3/14    Saturday          IHSFA State SPEECH**                   Fishers HS

6/15-6/19                   NSDA SPEECH NATIONALS**

*Debate State, Debate Districts, and Congress Districts: competitors will be determined based upon season results.  
**IHSFA State Speech and NSDA Nationals must 'break' out of sectionals and districts, respectively.  Only top competitors move on.
2019-2020 Speech & Debate Call-Out meeting
Friday 8/30 in Room 1233 during CORE Time
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