2018 Jack C. Hays High Spring UIL Tournament
Dates: 3/10/2018

Jack C. Hays Spring UIL Invitational

                      4800 Jack C. Hays Trail ~ Buda, TX ~ 78610


Please join the Hays High School UIL Academics, Speech and Debate clubs at Jack C. Hays High School on March 10th for our UIL Set B Invitational.  Buda is located on I-35 just 15minutes south of Austin.  

We are pleased to be offering the following debate and speaking events: LD Debate, CX Debate, Congressional Debate (Student Congress), Informative Extemp, Persuasive Extemp, Prose and Poetry.  In addition, we will be offering Science, Math, Number Sense, Calculator Applications, Spelling, Ready Writing, Accounting, Computer Applications, Accounting, Computer Science (written and hands-on), Current Events, Social Studies, Literary Criticism and all Journalism events.  We have arranged the schedule to facilitate maximal cross entry, including cross entry in BOTH Prose and Poetry.

UIL rules and time limits will be followed in all events. LD will use the Spring UIL topic.  

Awards will be given to the top six finishers in each of the individual speech and academic events; in debate, the quarterfinalists will be given awards. The top team in each academic contest will receive recognition.  Sweepstakes awards will be given to the highest ranking speech club as well as the highest ranking academic club.


The deadline for entries is Wednesday, March 7th, 2018. Speech and debate drops after Thursday, March 8th will result in a loss of entry fee.  Speech and debate drops after 4:00 PM on Friday, March 9th will incur a drop fee of TWO TIMES THE ENTRY FEE.


Please note that LD Debate will break to Quarters unless there is a cleaner break to semis. We will not break brackets. 


To ensure efficiency of the tournament, it is very important that we start on time. Extemp draw is set to start at 8:00 - please make your travel arrangements accordingly. 


For more information please contact:


Gina Lozano

Jack C. Hays High School

Director of Forensics

UIL Academic Coordinator

Office: 512-268-2911 X 6353

Cell: 512-213-7795




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