2017 Marquette High School Tournament
Dates: 2/17/2017 - 2/18/2017

Marquette Tournament
2351 Clarkson Road

Chesterfield, Mo. 63017

Phone: 636-891-6000 (Ext. 26079)

Fax: 636-537-4319


 This website will not allow any more CHANGES as of Friday, February 17th at 8AM. Please call Kylie Wurgler 314-800-4568 for any changes that need to be made.

Dear Speech and Debate Coaches:

You and your team are cordially invited to the annual Marquette High School Speech and Debate Tournament on February 17-18, 2017.

Events offered:

  • Original Oratory
  • Informative Speaking
  • International Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Humorous Interpretation
  • Dramatic Interpretation
  • Duo Interpretation
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Prose/Poetry
  • Program Oral Interpretation
  • Storytelling
  • Congressional debate

Debates offered:

  • Cross Examination (regular and champion divisions)
  • Public Forum (regular and champion divisions)
  • Lincoln-Douglas (regular and champion divisions)

We will be able to accept a maximum of three entries in each individual event and three entries in each debate division.  Extra entries will be placed on a waiting list and provided entry on a space available basis with priority given to those entries received earliest. Please provide your initial entry by 12:00 PM on Friday, February 10th. Changes can be made to your entry after that time using Joy of Tournaments until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 15.  Trophies will be awarded to the top six finishers in each event.  Sweepstakes trophies will be awarded to the top three schools.

We will again offer the eighth annual I Speak for Others Award for 2016.  This annual award will be given during the tournament ceremony and nominations are open for submission using the tab at the top of our tournament page.


Arjun Devraj                             Kylie Wurgler                 Jocelyn Nebel and Ray Holmes

NSDA President                      Coach                             Assistant Coaches


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