Sudan Speech Tournament

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Due to Covid our administration is limiting participation to 1/3 the normal tournament size. This means that we will only be allowing 120 student participants in the in-person UIL tournament. We will stop taking registration when we reach that point and implement a waiting list. Currently there are 21 schools and 120 students registered. All new entries will be put on a waiting list.


This UIL tournament is Saturday, January the 16th, 2021 at Sudan High School. Entry Deadline is Monday, January 11th. (The TFA IQT tournament that we had been runnning simultaneously has been canceled for lack of interest.)


The tournament is an in-person onsite UIL tournament offering the 7 standard UIL Speech Events of: Congress, CX Debate, L-D Debate (UIL Spring topic), Informative, Persuasive, Poetry, and Prose. You may enter this tournament by completing the following form: UIL Registration
Standard Covid-19 procedures that we use daily in our normal school operations will be used. Masks will not be worn during actual performances, but will be worn at all other times.
The Tournament schedule can be found HERE. Cross entry information is also located on this page.


Enterp will be reader's choice.
L-D will use the UIL Spring topic.
Congress will use a selection from the state UIL docket. Tournament docket. (click here.)
If you enter a debater you must provide one judge or $50.00 ($50 will cover all of your debaters). Send me your choice. CX and L-D entries that exceed 3 in each event will be wait listed.


The tournament will be run using the Joy of Tournaments tab software. We will take entries by Google Form and manually take the entries accross into the tab software.
Trophies will be awarded through 3rd place.


The cost will be similar to last year, PR, PO, Inf, Per, and Congress will be $13.00. L-D is $18.00 and CX is $23.00. Any school with debaters must supply one judge or pay $50.00.
Loss of fee for drops will be incurred after 4:00 P.M. on Wednesday the 13th.
Checks should be made out to: Sudan High School.
You may bring the check the morning of the contest or mail it to:
                    Sudan ISD
                    Attn: J. Robertson
                    PO Box 249
                    Sudan, TX . 79371
Invoices will be generated and emailed. (Hopefully on Jan. 6th.)


Current # of Entries per Event:
Congress = 14
L-D Debate = 20
CX Debate teams = 30
Informative = 10
Persuasive = 16
Poetry = 20
Prose = 16

Current Schools:
    New Home, Spur, Sundown, Panhandle, Springlake-Earth, Shallowater, Frenship, Borger, Abernathy, Alpine, Stanton, Canyon High, Wink, Borden County, Dalhart, Amarillo High, Bushland, Dumas, Tascosa, Midland Lee
Current Wait List: Plains, Idalou, Littlefield, Snyder, Andrews


Jonathan Robertson - Tournament Director
James Markham - Asst. Tournament Director