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Speech & Debate
Contact Info

Speech & Debate Director:
Jana Riggins

Email:
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Department Phone:
512-471-5883

Department Fax:
512-232-1499

State Champions

Speech State Tournament

2018 Speech State Meet Tournament Schedule

Sunday, May 20 – University of Texas, Austin

  • Speech Honor Crew Training:  6:00 pm, University Teaching Center 1.118
  • Speech Coaches Conference - all events: 6:30 pm, University Teaching Center 2.112A
Informative Speaking**

Monday, May 21

8:30 a.m. – UTC 2.102A

Roll Call/Assembly/Prelims

Tuesday, May 22

8:30 a.m. – UTC 2.102A

Roll Call Assembly/Finals

4:30 Awards Ceremony

LBJ Auditorium

Persuasive Speaking**

Monday, May 21

11:00 a.m. – UTC 2.102A

Roll Call/Assembly/Prelims

Tuesday, May 22

8:30 a.m. – UTC 2.102A

Roll Call Assembly/Finals

4:30 Awards Ceremony

LBJ Auditorium

Prose Interpretation

Monday, May 21

2:30 p.m. – UTC 2.112A

Roll Call/Assembly/Prelims

Tuesday, May 22

Noon – UTC 2.112A

Roll Call Assembly/Finals

4:30 Awards Ceremony

LBJ Auditorium

Poetry Interpretation

Monday, May 21

5:00 p.m. – UTC 2.112A

Roll Call/Assembly/Prelims

Tuesday, May 22

Noon – UTC 2.112A

Roll Call Assembly/Finals

4:30 Awards Ceremony

LBJ Auditorium

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Monday, May 21

2:30 p.m. – GSB 2.124

Roll Call/Assembly/Prelims

(Rd. 1 – 3:00, Rd. 2 – 4:00, Rd. 3 – 5:30)

Tuesday, May 22

Noon – GSB 2.124

Roll Call Assembly/Elims

(Semis – 12:15, Finals – 1:45)

4:30 Awards Ceremony

LBJ Auditorium

Building Codes: UTC - University Teaching Center, GSB - Graduate School of Business

**Prep room for Informative and Persuasive Extemp is UTC 2.102A on Monday and Tuesday. Extemp files may be brought to prep rooms only from 7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Monday, and from 7:45 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, and must be removed promptly.

Speech State Meet Parking Information

Speech State Meet Campus Map

May 22 Awards Ceremony - LBJ Auditorium 4:30 p.m. for all Speech Events

LBJ Parking Instructions - coming soon

Prose

Prose State Contestants and Coach Information

Prose Contestant Information Form Due by May 10 (student fills out)

State Selection Form Prose (student fills out, prints and brings to Roll Call)

Prose Documentation Form

Poetry

Poetry State Contestants and Coach Information

Poetry Contestant Information Form Due by May 10 (student fills out)

State Selection Form Poetry (student fills out, prints and brings to Roll Call)

Poetry Documentation Form

Informative

Informative Contestants and Coach Information

Informative Contestant Information Form Due by May 10 (student fills out)

Persuasive

Persuasive Contestants and Coach Information

Persuasive Contestant Information Form Due by May 10 (student fills out)

Lincoln Douglas Debate

LD Contestants and Coach Information

LD Contestant Information Form Due by May 10 (student fills out)

Judge Form ( Contest rules require you to provide a judge for each of your LD Debate qualifiers) Due by April 30

LD Paradigms - posted 5/10/18

All Contests

Emergency Contact Form Due by May 10 (coach fills out)

Photo Release Form Coach Due by May 10

Photo Release Form Student (stays on file with school)

Alternates

FAQ's for Alternates