2018 Port Neches-Groves HS Tournament
Dates: 2/10/2018

Dear Colleagues:

We would like to welcome you to the Port Neches-Groves High School UIL Academic Meet to be held on Saturday, February 10, 2017,   on the high school campus in Port Neches.  Details concerning our meet are included below.

CONTACT PERSON:  Traci Ewingl at tewing@pngisd.org (409)729-7644 x241.

EVENTS:  We are offering the hands-on programming for Computer Science.  We will follow UIL rules as stated in the UIL Constitution, and we will be using SET B materials from UIL and third party vendor materials. 

TIME SCHEDULE:  See the schedule tab for event times.  The schedule has been determined by the UIL Conflict Pattern and by our facitlties.  Students will not be allowed to cross-enter since we are determined to run on time and will NOT hold contests for students who are late.

DEADLINES:  Entry deadline is Monday, February 5, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.  Drop deadline is Wednesday February 7, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.

FEES:  All speaking, Computer Applications, Ready Writing, all Journalism, and LD Debate are limited to 4 entries per school.  The top 3 scores from each school will be used to calculate team scores in team events.  Entry fee will be $10.00 per event per student, $12.00 per speech entry, and $25.00  per entry for LD Debate. For each school with entries in speaking events there will be a $100.00 judges fee. 

DROPS:  Drops after 3:30 p.m. on February 7, 2017 will forfeit the entry fee.  Please advise us of any drops in LD Debate,  Extemporaneous Speaking, and Prose/Poetry in advance to facilitate pairing and sectioning so contests can begin promptly.  

PROSE/POETRY:  Prose and Poetry documentations may be electronically emailed to jdenzlinger@pngisd.orgby February 5, 2018.  This will expedite documentation at registration.  If you have difficulty emailing documentation, please email for additional assistance. You may also bring documentation on Saturday.  We will read Category B 1st round, Category A- 2nd round, and reader's choice in the finals.

SUBSTITUTIONS:  Substitutions may be made on the day of the contest.  It is the responsibility of the contestant to make the director of that specific contest aware of the substitution.  If contestants are added, present the contest director with your add slip (obtained at registration) indicating that your contestant has been added to the contest.

FOOD and SERVICES:  At our facility, places to eat are limited.  We will provide food services in the cafeteria where contestants can purchase a variety of hot foods, snacks, drinks, etc.  Meals for the coaches and bus drivers will be provided in the hospitality room Saturday.

FACILITIES:  Contests will be held all over the campus.  Room assignments are identical to 2017.  The cafeteria will be available for students who have finished their contests or are in-between contests.

RESULTS and AWARDS:  Results and awards will be announced in the cafeteria as they become available.  We will award medals to the top 6 individuals.  Sweepstakes points will be calculated according to the UIL Constitution and Contest Rules.

ENTRIES: Each school is limited to four (4) entries per event  in LD, Computer Applications, Journalism, and Ready Writing.    Each school can enter unlimited entries in the other events. The top scores from each school will be used to calculate team scores in team events.   


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