Troup High Spring Tournament
2023 — Troup, TX/US
THS UIL ACADEMIC TEAM
Rita Riggins (email@example.com)
Troup High School
THS Speech & Debate
927 Arp Street 903-842-3067
Troup, Texas 75789
Dear UIL Coordinator/ Sponsor:
Troup High School would like to respectfully invite you to our very first speech and debate
meet. Our speech and debate meet will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023.
EVENTS: All UIL Speech and Debate
REGISTRATION: As of right now, email entries to firstname.lastname@example.org or at tabroom.com
DEADLINES: All entries are due online by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 26, 2023. You may
change names after this date, BUT drops made after Friday, January 27, 2023, at 5:00 pm will
lose your entry fee.
JUDGING: Each school is expected to supply a judge for every TWO CX debate entries or
a portion, therefore, and for every FOUR IE/LD entries or portion thereof. There will be a $150
missing judge fee.
1 judge for every 4 LD contestants
1 judge for every two CX teams or part thereof
1 judge for every 6 Prose/Poetry/ Extemporaneous Contestants
Judging fees are $150/judge for debate and speaking events if you do not provide a judge,
however, we prefer judges over fees.
AT MINIMUM, speech/debate tea coaches MUST serve as judges.
CX Entries: $30/team
LD Entries: $20
Speech Events $10
All Other Events: $8
AWARDS: Medals will be awarded for the top 6 places in each event.
UIL CX: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security
cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial
intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.
EXTEMP: All current UIL rules related to disabling Wi-Fi or other internet access must be followed.
UIL LD: Resolved: Amateur status ought to be valued above commodification of Name Image Likeness.
POETRY & PROSE: Selections will be the reader’s choice. SCHEDULE
8:15 CX, LD -- ROUND 1
10:00 CX, LD --ROUND 2
11:45 EXTEMP DRAW, PROSE/POETRY
(WE WILL ADJUST TO CROSS-ENTERED CONTESTANTS)
1:30 CX, LD--ROUND 3
3:00 EXTEMP DRAW, PROSE/POETRY
WE WILL HAVE A LIGHT CONCESSION STAND.