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The SAA Speech-&-Debate Team is open to students from all grade levels. Our squad enters around 15 forensic tournaments per year.  We compete in individual events (IEs) and debate.  The IEs include Original Oratory, Extemporaneous Speaking, Interpretation (Dramatic, Humorous, Duo, Poetry and Prose), and Duet Acting.  The debate includes Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate and Congressional Debate. As students earn competition points, they become eligible for membership in the St. Agnes Chapter of the National Forensic League (NFL), the nation's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society. 

Practice Schedule
Every Monday at lunch for brief organizational meetings – Room T100
LD practice is after school Monday 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Room T 100
Interp practice is after school Monday and Tuesday 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Room 111
PF practice is after school Thursday 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Room T100
Congress will meet Wednesday during lunch – Room T100
Extemp and Oratory will meet Friday during lunch – Room T100

Sponsors: Ms. Wright and Mrs. Grisbee

Team Members are expected to attend at least one hour of practice per week but may choose which practice.

2013 - 2014 Tournament Schedule

Aug 30 – 31 Foster
Sept 13 – 14 Elkins/Grapevine
Sept 20 – 21 Elsik
Sept 27 – 28  Cy Fair/Cy Woods Swing
Oct 4 – 5  Dobie
Oct 18 – 19  SAMMST******

Oct 25 – 26  Stratford
Nov 1 – 2 Austin High School (Austin)
Nov 8 – 9   South Houston
Nov 22 – 23  Cy Creek/Westfield Swing
Dec 6 – 7  Bay City (Overnight)
Dec 20 – 21 Strake  
Jan 17 – 18 Clear Creek
Jan 24 – 25  Earl Warren (San Antonio, Saturday only)
Jan 31 – 1 Texas City
Feb 7 – 8 Klein
Mar 5 – 9  TFA State
April 4 – 5  SAMSST*****
TBA  NFL Congress
TBA  NFL District
TBA   NFL Nationals

More information about these tournaments, including schedules, can be found at www.joyoftournaments.com

 

 

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