The Lafayette High Speech & Debate team cordially invites you to attend the 55th Annual Heart of Cajun Country Speech and Debate Tournament! Our tournament will be held Friday, November 3rd through Saturday, November 4th 2017, in Lafayette, LA on the beautiful campus of Lafayette High School. We will try to offer you and your students not only incredibly fierce competition but also a pleasant tournament experience. The 55th edition of the Heart of Cajun Country tournament will certainly be a special one.
Lafayette High School has placed all events (rounds 1 and 2) on Friday with all events continuing on Saturday.
Information about Judging Requirements, Sweepstakes, Concessions, the schedule, and general rules for the tournament can be found in the tabs above.
Numbers permitting, we will be offering the following events:
Drama: Junior/Senior Duo Interpretation, Junior/Senior Duet Acting, Junior/Senior Humorous Interpretation, Junior/Senior Dramatic Interpretation, Junior/Senior Oral Interpretation, Program Oral Interpretation.
Speech: Original Oratory, Declamation, Junior/Senior Extemporaneous, Junior/Senior Impromptu
Debate: Novice/Advanced Lincoln Douglas, Novice/Advanced CX, Public Forum
Final Deadline for Registration is Monday, October 30, 2017!
We look forward to seeing everyone at our event!
Eric M. Martin
LHS Speech Director