2017 Newman Smith High School Tournament
Dates: 9/29/2017 - 9/30/2017

Spontaneity 38

Newman Smith H.S.

September 29-30, 2017


Dear Colleagues and Competitors,


The time has once again arrived to begin thinking about tournament activities. Newman Smith High School cordially invites you to attend Spontaneity 38. Our TFA qualifying Speech and Debate tournament will be held on Friday, September 29th  and Saturday, September 30th  at NSHS, 2335 Josey Lane in Carrollton, Texas, 75006.


We offer Humorous and Dramatic Interpretation, International, Domestic, and Novice Extemporaneous Speaking; Congressional Debate; Lincoln Douglas, Policy, and Public Forum Debate; Original Oratory; Poetry; Prose , Duet Acting, Duo Interp and Impromptu.  We are adding POI and Informative this year, since they are offered at the TFA  State tournament.  In addition, four prelim rounds of debate will be offered. Novice divisions are provided in Lincoln Douglas, Public Forum and Policy Debate.   Congressional Debate will occur on Friday, and all Individual Speaking Events will occur on Saturday.

Included with this invitation is a tentative schedule and general participatory rules. Please note that to ensure competitive judging quality no entries will be accepted after Friday, September 22nd. Enter online at www.joyoftournaments.com. Please no phone or fax entries.


For any other inquiries about the tournament, please e -mail Chris Agee at ageec@cfbisd.edu.


We look forward to hosting what promises to be an outstanding tournament and to seeing all of you the last weekend of September. We hope you can be a part of history in the making at Spontaneity 38!




Hannah Smith

Heewon Huh

Debate Team  Co-Presidents


Robert Martin

I.E. Tab Director


Chris Agee

Debate Tab Director








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