Please join the Hays High School UIL Academics, Speech & Debate clus at Jack C. Hays High School on February 23rd for our UIL Set B Invitational. Buda is locsted on I-35 just 15 minues south of Austin.
We are pleased to be offering the following debate and speaking events: LD Debate, CX Debate, Informative Extemp, Persuasive Extemp, Prose and Poetry. In addition, we will be offering Science, Math, Number Sense, Calculator Applications, Spelling, Ready Writing, Accounting, Computer Applications, Accounting, Computer Science (written and hands-on), Current Events, Social Studies, Literary Criticism and all Journalism events.
UIL rules and time limits will be followed in all events. LD will use the Spring UIL topic. Prose and Poetry will use Category A for Round 1 and Category B for Round 2. Finals will be reader's choice. We will not be checking documentation.
Awards will be given to the top six finishers in each of the individual speech and academic events; in debate, the quarterfinalists will be given awards. The top team in each academic contest will receive recognition. Sweepstakes awards will be given to the highest ranking speech club as well as the highest ranking academic club.
The deadline for entries is Tuesday, Wednesdaym February 20th. Speech and debate drops after 4:00 PM Thursday, February 21st will result in a loss of entry fee. Speech and debate drops after 4:00 PM on Friday, February 22nd will incur a drop fee of TWO TIMES THE ENTRY FEE.
Please note that LD Debate will break to Quarters unless there is a cleaner break to semis. We will not break brackets.
To ensure efficiency of the tournament, it is very important that we start on time. Extemp draw is set to start at 7:45 - please make your travel arrangements accordingly.
For more information please contact:
Jack C. Hays High School
Director of Forensics
UIL Academic Coordinator
Office: 512-268-2911 X 6353