SWOSU Hosting Class 3A & 4A Speech Tournament

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will once again be home to its annual speech tournament scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, February 24-25, on the Weatherford campus.

The two-day high school tournament featuring Class 3A and 4A schools will begin on Friday with debate around 3 p.m. and continue on Saturday from 7:30 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The tournament will be held in classrooms of the Campbell Building and Art Building with the awards presentation on Saturday at the Hilltop Theatre.

Friday’s events will include Lincoln/Douglas debate and cross-examination debate.

Saturday’s events are monologue, original oratory, standard oratory, humorous interpretation, humorous duet, dramatic interpretation, dramatic duet, domestic extemporaneous speaking, foreign extemporaneous speaking, poetry and prose.

First, second and third place teams will qualify for the Southwest Regional Tournament that will be held at SWOSU on March 24-25. The top three from the regional tournament will compete in April at the state tournament.