2017 Russellville High School Tournament
Dates: 11/17/2017 - 11/18/2017

                                                      Russellville High School

Cyclone Forensics Tournament

November 17-18, 2017 

Dear Coach,

           You and your team are invited to the annual Russellville High School Cyclone Forensics Tournament on November 17-18, 2017.  We promise a lot of good food and fun for everyone! Our team's service project this year is support of our Food Pantry and Clothing closet.  We are asking that teams collect items and bring to tournament.  If you would like to help support our Food Pantry/Clothing closet, we are going to have a contest, and the school that brings the most nonperishable food items, socks, underwear, gloves, etc will get a mascot globe, signed by the artist and a plaque for your team!! 

           We will be offering Finalist and Sweepstakes trophies and medallions for all quarterfinalists. Deadline for entries is Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 5:00pm. There will be no refund for any team who drops after the deadline. There will be a $20 penalty for any debate drop after this time. There will also be a $20 uncovered judge fee.   You must bring a qualified judge for every 2 debate teams entered and a qualified judge for every 15 IE’s entered. Please register debate teams as novice or champ, knowing that the tournament director can collapse divisions based on entries.  Public Forum has a limit of 6 total teams per division per school.

We will be using NSDA Individual Events: Humorous Interp, Dramatic Interp, Duo Interp, International Extemp, U.S. Extemp, Original Oratory, and Informative Speaking. We will have 2 prelim rounds of these events.

We will also host the following ACTAA Events: Poetry, Prose, Storytelling, Duet Improv, and Group Events. We will only have one prelim round for these events

        Please register through JOY of Tournaments, http://www.joyoftouranments.com/ar/russellville/ where you will be able edit and verify entries through November 14. Please use the circle drive for dropping off in front of the Center for the Arts.  Buses will need to park in the parking lot closest to the highway.   Registration will begin at 4 pm. Please do not arrive on campus before registration! Rounds will begin promptly at 4:30 pm.

 Concessions will be provided in the Cafeteria Friday evening and Saturday.  We would appreciate your business!  Costs will be kept to a minimum.  We do ask that you tell your students NOT to take food out of the cafeteria/commons area.  A coaches/bus driver’s lounge will be provided as well.

         If you have any questions please feel free to contact me atjannetta.carney@russellvilleschools.net  479-968-3151 x 7110 or my cell 479-747-9925

 Jannetta Carney                                                                      Daniel Caudle

Russellville High School                                                            Russellville High School

Speech/Theatre Department                                                    Social Sciences Department

Forensics/Debate Coach                                                                             Congress/World Schools Debate Coach

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