VHSL 2 AB Super Region Tournament

2023 — Luray, VA/US

Dear Forensics Coaches and Athletic Directors:

The 2 A/B Super Region Forensics Tournament is almost here!

This year it will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023. (SNOW DATE Sat. Mar. 4, 2023)

It will be hosted by Luray High School in Luray, VA.

Registration will begin at 9:00-9:30 AM in the LHS Commons,

Judges / Coaches Meeting will begin around 9:45 AM.

This meeting will take place in the CULINARY ARTS classroom.

*Extemporaneous 1st drawing will be at 9:45 AM.

*Round 1 begins at 10:15 AM.

Awards are scheduled for approximately 3:30 PM or as soon as possible following Round 3.

There will be a LUNCH BREAK

Awards will be given in the AUDITORIUM.

Individual event awards will be based on the cumulative scores of the 3 rounds.

This year we are requesting that each school entering students in any category supply one qualified judge.

On your Super Region entry form please designate the name of the person(s) who will serve as the judge(s) from your school.

As a forensics coach, you may be the judge, or you may get someone else to judge for your school.

If there is no judge noted, the Team Coach will be the designated judge.

Team Coaches will be on “stand-by” as a judge based on the needs of the tournament.

We will have two judges for each section of each round.

If you would e-mail or call us with the name of your judge(s) that would be great.



LUNCH we are requesting for each visiting team to provide $5.00 per competitor for lunch.

Students will receive 2 slices of pizza, chips, cookies, and drink

There will be HOSPITALITY provided for the Team Coaches and Tournament Judges

Light breakfast items and a lunch “bar” will be provided.

Here are some reminders:

No school may enter more than 2 contestants in any one category.

VHSL mandates a maximum of 17 entries from one school.

“A contestant may not use a speech, prepared selection, adaptation, or cutting (s) used in a previous season.”

As the forensics coach, you are urged to review all contest rules as printed in the VHSL Handbook and the most current Forensics Manual, both of which are found at www.vhsl.org.

Each school should plan to provide extemporaneous files (magazines, newspapers, etc.) for your own “extempers.”

Notes in the margins or otherwise marked publications are not permitted. Color highlighting is permitted.

Please check your students’ files before they come to competition.

Personal Computer Use: students may access information that has been previously STORED on their

device; students are NOT ALLOWED to use WIFI the day of the event.

(Coaches PLEASE REVIEW the 2019-20 UPDATES to the VHSL Forensics Manual for computer use during a tournament; p. 14; section PM 112 5-4)

Cellular Phones are also NOT allowed.

Students competing in ORATORY please bring a paper copy of his/her speech for each round competition.

Coaches please bring 1 printed copy of your competitors "scripts" for their piece for entries in the interpretation categories in case there is a discrepancy or question of content.

Scripts are used for prose reading and poetry reading categories.

Please have all the materials at hand.

At the registration your team will be provided with a CODE for each of your participants.

These CODES will be generated via TABROOM.COM

The students should give judges their name and code only.

You need to complete the Super Region Entry Form (you will find it online at www.vhsl.org) and email or fax after your principal signs it.

FAX YOUR ENTRY FORM TO 540-743-5524.

You may e-mail your entry to dehlers@pagecounty.k12.v.ua or gburley@pagecounty.k12.va.us

and then bring the original signed entry form on the day of the tournament.

The Forensics Team Coaches may access and ENTER the participating students ONLINE via www.tabroom.com.

TABROOM will generate the CATEGORY ROUNDS and ASSIGN the CODES for participating students.



Please forward the ENTRY form by Tuesday February 21, 2023.

Per VHSL policies you will have within 24 hours to make edits to your TEAM ROSTER.

On your entry form please include a home phone number or cell phone number and an email address

for the contact coach/adviser.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact one of names listed below:


Mr. Don Ehlers, Luray High School Athletic Director dehlers@pagecounty.k12.va.us

Mrs. Gwen Burley, Luray High School Forensics Coach gburley@pagecounty.k12.va.us

Mr. Anthony Hammer, Luray High School Forensics Coach ahammer@pagecounty.k12.va.us

2 A-B Super Region Forensics Tournament


See you at the tournament!