2018 Marshall Wonderland of Lights
Dates: 12/8/2018
  Marshall High School
Wonderland of Lights Invitational 
Tournament Information
Marshall HS
1900 Maverick Dr
Marshall, TX 75670
Kenneth Adcock, adcockkw@marshallisd.com, 817-240-7930
Tournament Stuff:
  1. Registration packets will include copies of the schedule, preliminary sectioning, and maps of the campus.
  2. Please make all checks/PO's payable to: Marshall Speech and Debate Team, 1900 Maverick Dr. Marshall, TX 75670, Attn: Kenneth Adcock. We will have great food for all coaches, judges, and drivers in RM 221.
  3. We will have a concession for students all day which will feature mealtime options as well as snacks and drinks. 
  4. Extemp Draw will be in the library (this is subject to change).
  5. Students may gather in the cafeteria between rounds.
  6. Marshall HS is a smoke-free, weapon-free campus, students or coaches who violate this rule will be escorted from campus and disqualified from the tournament.
  7. Tab will be held in room RM 211. Tab staff WILL NOT deal directly with coaches, if you have a question or concern please speak with Mr. Adcock. Ballots will be available in a timely manner to all coaches/sponsors.
  8. Remind your students: DO NOT enter rooms unless a judge is present, students caught violating laws or UIL rules of conduct risk disqualification and/or removal from the Marshall HS campus.
  9. Please note that food is not allowed in any of the  classrooms on our campus. Coaches, judges and students will need to refrain from eating anything outside of the cafeteria and hospitality rooms.

JUDGING: Each school will be required to provide judges (1 per 3 entries). Schools will be charged a $150 fee for uncovered judges.If this presents a problem please contact Mr.Adcock either by phone or  email and he will try to work something out in the best interest of your school and the tournament. 

Substitutions ARE NOT drops and will incur no fines as long as the coach notifies Mr. Adcock prior to the start of the first round of the event(s) affected.
 
Cross Entries: See the Schedule page for cross entry restrictions
 
Rules:  All UIL events will follow UIL Rules. There will be no formal documentation check but scripts and manuscripts must be available to the tournament director upon request.
 
CX Topic-Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States. 
UIL LD topic-RESOLVED: In matters of immigration, freedom of movement ought to be valued over national sovereignty.
 Congress: We will be using the UIL STATE DOCKET that is  intended to be released on December 1st. It will be requested that all students who are doing congress will participate in the Big Question Debate being offered.
 Prose & Poetry will follow UIL Rules with no grace period. THIS WILL BE A READERS CHOICE TOURNAMENT! All Interp Events: Schools are required to provide documentation to the  tournament directorsin the event of a challenge. In preparation for upcoming district meets, Mr.Adcock will be available to answer any UIL documentation questions and check documentation for any        schools who would like to do so.
Awards:  Medals for finalists placing 1st-6th in all events.
 
 
 
 
 

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