Dates: 11/17/2017 - 11/18/2017

Dear Coaches and Competitors,

The Golden Desert Speech and Debate League, and its coaches, would like to invite you to the annual Golden Desert Individual Events Invitational to be held Friday, November 17 & Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Northwest Career Tech Academy HS is located at in Las Vegas NV, at 8200 W. Tropical Pkwy Las Vegas, NV 89149.  

This is an NIETOC Qualifying Tournament in all Interp main-event IEs. (*Bid requirements on the NIETOC Qualifications tab)  This will be a paneled tournament. Students are able to double enter in both panels, with the exception of DX in panel B. Due to time constraints on Saturday, DX extemp competitors may only compete in that event for panel B.  

 The panels are as follows: 

 Panel A: Oratory, Foreign Extemp , Impromptu, Duo Interpretation, POI (Program Oral Interpretation) 

Panel B: Informative Speaking, Domestic Extemp, Humorous InterpretationDramatic Interpretation, 

 We will be hosting three rounds of Panel A on Friday, night and three rounds of Panel B on Saturday morning. Â Quarter-Final, Semi-Final and Final rounds will be held on Saturday afternoon due to entry limit. There will be awards based on Friday and Saturday results.  All IE events will be offered as Open in NIETOC qualifying events and Varisty/Novice in all other main events.

The important dates for this tournament are as follows:

Entries due:  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 @ 5 PM

Fees Finalized: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 3PM

Final Add/Drops: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 3PM

Drops after the deadline: $10 per entry(we would rather have a substitute than a drop)

Uncovered judges fees $20  *Teams are responsible for 1 judge per every 6 entries in IEs 

We look forward to having you and your team competing at the Golden Desert NIETOC Touranment. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact either host or district chair,  email address are jsymmonds@interact.ccsd.net or bersesm@nv.ccsd.net


Josh Symmonds              Tina Statucki                      Shiela Berselli

Tournament Host            Principal                             GDSDA District Chair




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