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2015-2016 Speech

Activity Administration:
 
  • Speech currently has no limitations on Start Date, First Contest Date, or Maximum Number of Contests. We encourage schools to create a schedule that works best for coaches and students. The Speech season can overlap with One Act Play, Music Contests, and winter sports and we encourage coaches/directors work with each other to give kids the opportunity to participate in multiple interests.
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  • The MSHSL Speech begins at sub-section. Regular season contests and invitationals do not need to meet the same requirements for registered judges or need to follow the MSHSL rules, although encouraged for consistency.
  • Speech students are not bound by Bylaw 111 (Transfer and Residence)
  • Administrators need to verify student eligibility, but currently do not need to fill out the Eligibility Verification Form.
  • Judging:
     
  • All Sub-Section, Section and State Contests require MSHSL registered judges. For more information on being a judge, click here.
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  • Current Judging Certification Clinics will be posted on this page under NEWS.
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  • Having qualified judges is important to the integrity of the contests. It is getting harder and harder to get out of school to judge contests and Spring is such a busy time that sometimes contests need to be scheduled on weekdays. If it helps, we have a letter of support you could give your administration to participate in weekday contests.
  • Current Rules::
     
  • Current Rules and Policies are posted accessible from this page. See Rules and Policies link below.
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  • If coaches have any questions regarding rules, selection placement, or other issues they are encouraged to contact Cliff Janke as early as possible.
  • Contact Information:
     Cliff Janke - MSHSL Speech Clinician, CRJanke1@yahoo.com

    Chris Franson - MSHSL Staff, cfranson@mshsl.org
    Media:
     
  • Admission to the State Tournament is free.
  • Media can contact Chris Franson for more information in advance or at the site.      
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    News
  • Community Standard Form
  • Discussion Outline (PDF)
  • Discussion Outline (WORD)
  • Extemp. Reading Poetry Selections
  • Extemp. Reading Prose Selections
  • Extemporaneous Speaking Subject Areas
  • Judge Certification Clinics-Update 11/16
  • Storytelling Selections
    Resources
  • Competitive Section Assignments
  • Rules and Policies
  • Ballot
  • Critique Guidelines for Discussion
  • Critique Sheet
  • Discussion Critique Sheet
  • Final Round Qualifiers Form
  • Instructions for Judges
  • Letter of Support for Fine Arts Activities
  • National Federation Speech-Debate Page
  • Protest Form
  • Rule Interpretations-FAQ
  • Sanction Form-Interstate Fine Arts Event
  • Speech Coach Mentoring Program
  • Yearbook and Record Book
      
      

    State Tournament Info
    April 15 - 16,  2016
    Lakeville North High School
    A-Fri;AA-Sat
    Tournament Related Files
    Previous Years Results
      2016 Class A Results Release
      2016 Class AA Results Release
      2016 Section Results
      2016 State Schedule
      2016 Team Awards
      Advance News Release
      Class A Results
      Class AA Results
      Draw Times / Schedule
      Room Map - Lakeville North H.S.
      State Speaking Order / Judge Assignments

    Section Tournaments
    (B indicates a Bracket is available)
    Sec. Date Site B
    1A Sub 2: April 1, 2017
    Sub 1: April 3, 2017
    Section: April 8, 2017
    Sub 2 - Cannon Falls
    Sub 1 - Wabasha-Kellogg
    Section Byron HS
    Byron, MN
     
    2A March 27, 2017
    March 28, 2017

    April 7, 2017
    Sub South @ Fairmont
    Sub North @ JWP

    Section @ St Peter
     
    3A March 28,, 2017
    April 1, 2017
    March 31, 2017
    April 8, 2017
    Sub Sect 10 @ Adrian
    Sub Sect 11 @ Minneota
    Sub Sect 12 @ Montevideo
    Sect 3A @ SMSU
     
    4A April 8, 2017 Watertown Mayer B
    5A April 8, 2017 Melrose HS






     
    6A 4-8-2017 Underwood HS  
    7A (South) - Friday, March 31, 2017
    (North) - Friday, March 31, 2017
    Section - Monday, April 10, 2017
    Onamia
    Eveleth
    Marshall School, Duluth

     
    8A Tues., April 4, 2017
    Sat., April 1, 2017
    Sat., April 8, 2017
    Tues. April 11, 2017
    Last Play Date:
    Sub-29 @ Laporte - 3:30
    Sub-30 @ DGF - 10:00
    Sub-31 @ RLCC - 10:00
    Section 8A @ Fosston - 1:00
     
    1AA April 13, 2017 Northfield  
    2AA April 8, 2017 TBD  
    3AA March 23, 2017 Eagan High School  
    4AA March 30, 2016 Roseville Area High School  
    5AA 2017
    March 24
    Wayzata High School  
    6AA 2017
    Friday, April 7
    Eastview High School  
    7AA Apr 1, 2017 Duluth East  
    8AA North Sub-Section - March
    30, 2017

    South Sub-Section - March
    30, 2017

    Section - April 6, 2017
    4 pm - North Sub-Section - Brainerd

    4 pm - South Sub-Section - Sartell

    4 pm - Section - St Cloud Tech
     
     


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