District V Speech and Debate

2023 — American Falls AND Pocatello, ID/US

Welcome to the Idaho High School Activities Association District V Speech and Debate Tournament. Please take the time to review the IHSAA rules, which can be found below:

IHSAA Speech: https://idhsaa.org/asset/SPEECH/Speech%2022-23.pdf

IHSAA Debate: https://idhsaa.org/asset/DEBATE/Debate%2022-23.pdf

Idaho Debate Code: https://idhsaa.org/asset/DEBATE/IDC.pdf

IHSAA Speech Arts General: https://idhsaa.org/asset/DEBATE/SpeechArts%2022-23.pdf


Friday February 24th - American Falls HS or Pocatello HS

5:00 PM Registration

5:30-7:30 PM Debate Round 1

5:30-8:30 PM Congress Session 1

7:30-9:30 PM Debate Round 2

Saturday, February 25th - Pocatello HS

8:30 AM Registration

9:00-11:00 AM Debate Round 3

11:00 AM-1:00 PM Debate Round 4

1:00-1:30 PM Luncha and Speech Registration

1:30-3:00 PM Speech Round 1

3:00-4:30 PM Speech Round 2

4:30-6:00 PM Speech Round 3

6:30 PM Awards

Panel Topics:

  • What is the best way for states and school districts to remediate learning loss for K-12 students caused by pandemic lockdowns and school closures?
  • How should communities/districts/states make schools safer without physical hardening (such as metal detectors, armed guards, access control)?
  • How can students help protect academic freedom in their schools?