Lander Invitational

2023 — Lander, WY/US

The Lander Valley High School Speech & Debate Team invites you to our first annual two day in-person Tournament to be held on Friday March 3rd and Saturday March 4th, 2023. Schools wishing to attend our meet will be entered on a first come, first serve basis. There will be an initial registration limit of 4 entries per event. We will let in as many waitlisted entries as we can.

We will be using “Tabroom” to register and tab the tournament. Please follow the link for registration.

Initial entries are due February 17th, 2023. Additional entries must be added by Friday February 24th, 2023. Drops will be accepted without penalty until 8:00 am on Friday March 3rd, 2023 Entry fees are $10 for single events, $15 for team events.

Registration will be from 2:30pm-3:30pm on Friday March 3rd. Buses will need to drop teams off at the Fieldhouse entrance (a map will be provided via email to show drivers where to go) as school will not be dismissed until 3:30pm. Teams will need to remain in the Fieldhouse until school has been dismissed and students and faculty have had time to clear the building.

We will offer all Wyoming State events and will have two patterns:

D Pattern: PF Debate, LD Debate, CX Debate, Drama, Duo, POI

H Pattern: Humor, Oratory, Poetry, Extemp, Info, Congress

Multiple entries within pattern will be permitted at the discretion of students and coaches.

State rules will be applicable.

We will use NSDA Debate topics

The March/April NSDA LD Topic 2023: released Feb 1, 2023

The March NSDA PF Topic 2023 : released Feb 1, 2023

The 2022-2023 NSDA CX Topic: 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.

Congress legislation will be selected from the Wyoming database and will be released on February 20th,2023. Please ensure your congress competitors are registered by that date and that their legislation is loaded into the Wyoming database by then as well.

Please register your accompanying judges and coaches as judges.

We will give awards for 1st through 6th place in IE Events, Congress, and Duet.

We will award medals for 1st through 3rd place in debate events.

We will award sweepstakes trophies based on the mix of school entries at the tournament.

All events will count toward sweepstakes.

Please contact us if you have any questions:

Jennifer O’Connor- tournament director -

Tania Haratyk- tournament director -