The Lafayette High Speech & Debate team cordially invites you to attend the 56th Annual Heart of Cajun Country Speech and Debate Tournament! Our tournament will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 in Lafayette, LA on the beautiful campus of Lafayette High School. We will try to offer you and your students not only incredibly fierce competition but also a pleasant tournament experience. The 56th edition of the Heart of Cajun Country tournament will certainly be a special one.
Information about Judging Requirements, Sweepstakes, Concessions, the schedule, and general rules for the tournament can be found in the tabs above.
Numbers permitting, we will be offering the following events:
Drama: Junior/Senior Duo Interpretation, Junior/Senior Duet Acting, Junior/Senior Humorous Interpretation, Junior/Senior Dramatic Interpretation, Junior/Senior Oral Interpretation, Program Oral Interpretation.
Speech: Original Oratory, Declamation, Junior/Senior Extemporaneous, Junior/Senior Impromptu
Debate: No Debate events will be held for this tournament.
Final Deadline for Registration is Wednesday, January 23, 2019!
We look forward to seeing everyone at our event!
Eric M. Martin
LHS Speech Director