2019 Lafayette High School Tournament
Dates: 11/1/2019 - 11/2/2019

Dear Colleagues,

The Lafayette High Speech & Debate team cordially invites you to attend the 57th Annual Heart of Cajun Country Speech and Debate Tournament! Our tournament will be held Friday, November 1st through Saturday, November 2nd 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 57th edition of the Heart of Cajun Country tournament will certainly be a special one. 

Lafayette High School has placed all events (rounds 1 and 2) on Friday with all events continuing on Saturday. 

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: Novice/Advanced Lincoln Douglas, Novice/Advanced CX, Public Forum

Final Deadline for Registration is Wednesday, October 30, 2019! 

We look forward to seeing everyone at our event!



Eric M. Martin


LHS Speech and Debate Director


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