NWR SPEAKS SECOND ANNUAL
INDIVIDUAL EVENTS INVITATIONAL
Northwest Rankin High School – Flowood, Mississippi
Dear Speech and Debate Coaches and Students,
NWR Speaks, the Northwest Rankin Speech and Debate Team, invites you to join us in Flowood for the second annual NWR Speaks Individual Events Invitational tournament on September 20 and 21, 2019.
The NWR Speaks IEI will offer the following events:
FLIGHT A EVENTS:
• (Open Division) Prose Interpretation,
• Dramatic Interpretation,
• Original Oratory,
• Duet Acting, and
• Program Oral Interpretation.
FLIGHT B EVENTS:
• Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking,
• Novice Extemporaneous Speaking,
• (Open Division) Poetry Interpretation,
• Duo Interpretation,
• Humorous Interpretation,
• Declamation, and
• Informative Speaking.
• Novice Prose Interpretation,
• Novice Poetry Interpretation,
• Storytelling, and
• Expository Speaking.
Schools may enter up to 10 entries per event. Each competing student may enter up to two (2) Flight A events, two (2) Flight B events, and one (1) Supplemental event. Students advancing to the semifinal round in either Flight A or Flight B or both will automatically forfeit their supplemental entry. A waiting list will be provided and wait-listed students will be admitted based on the host school's ability to accommodate more entries.
Rules, the tournament schedule, host contact information, hotel information, and directions to the Northwest Rankin High School Campus are included on the NWR Speaks IEI Joy of Tournaments website. (Note that the tournament schedule is inverted: Flight B preliminary rounds will occur on Friday, and Flight B elimination rounds will be first on Saturday afternoon.)
We hope you will make plans to attend our tournament for an exciting weekend of speech competition, and we look forward to seeing you on our campus September 20 and 21, 2019!
Lauren Ray & Stacy Howell, Coaches
Damini Bedi, Student Tournament Director
James Tenney, Team Captain