2019 Searcy Lion's Pride Classic
Dates: 2/22/2019 - 2/23/2019

Searcy High School
2015 Lion’s Pride Classic
February 22-23, 2019


Dear Coach,

We would like to cordially invite you to the Searcy High School Lion’s Pride Forensic and Debate Tournament. Please do not arrive on campus before registration at 4pm! The first event will begin at 4:30.  We are using Joy of Tournaments for registration this year.  Have entries in by Fri., Feb. 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm.  

Checks should be made payable to Searcy High School Drama.  

If mailing, please mail to                 

Searcy High School Drama

℅ Mandy Taylor
301 North Ella St.
Searcy, AR 72143 

We will only be hosting High School events (no Jr. High Events).  Sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause.  Slate students in no more than three events per pattern.  We will follow the ACTAA State Tournament rules for competition. These can be found on the ACTAA website.

Debate Fri-Sat:  IPDA, PF, LD

Group Events Friday: Words and Music, Reader’s Theatre

Sat. ONLY IE’s will have one prelim round & will then advance to the appropriate elimination round 

Pattern A:  Oratory, DUO, DI, HI, POI, US  Extemp

Pattern B: Poetry, Prose, Storytelling, Duet Improv,Informative Speaking,  Int. Extemp

There will be no refund for any team or entry dropped after the deadline (11:59 PM Thur. Feb. 21). You must bring a qualified judge for every 2 debate teams entered and a qualified judge for every 10 individual event entries.  Other qualified judges are always appreciated (and fed)! Please have judges sign the judge’s agreement found on the ACTAA website (Tournament page).  Judges will be instructed to remain in rounds for the duration of the allotted time. Contestants should notify the judge of a double/triple entry.

Concessions will be provided in the cafeteria.  We would appreciate your business!  Costs will be kept to a minimum.  Please tell your students NOT to take food out of the cafeteria area.  A coaches/bus driver’s lounge will be provided as well.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at mtaylor@searcyschools.org, (school) 501-268-8315, or (my cell) 501-207-3745. We are looking forward to hosting, and hope to see you there!                                                                           Sincerely,

Mandy Taylor
Searcy High School
Theatre Department





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