SWOSU Hosting Regional Speech Tourney this Friday and Saturday

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host one of four Oklahoma High School Regional Speech Tournaments this weekend, March 27-28, on the Weatherford campus.

Over 200 qualifying students from 25 high schools will compete on the SWOSU campus.

Dr. Robin Jones, chair of the Department of Art, Communication & Theatre at SWOSU, said the tournament will feature competitions in Lincoln Douglas debate; cross examination speaking; oratory speaking; time limits and other categories.

The awards show will take place Saturday evening following the conclusion of the tournament. The top three placers in each competition at this regional will advance to the state tournament on April 10-11 in Norman.

For more information, contact Jones at 580.774.3080.