Speech Events

IE Schedule Update for Saturday, 10/29/16

IE Schedule Update for Sunday, 10/30/16
IE postings for quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals will be held in the Reitz on Sunday morning.

IE JUDGES: Report to judge lounge 30 minutes before the following times to collect your ballots for the round that you are judging.


Round 1 – Pattern B – 4:45PM
Round 2 – Pattern A – 6:30PM
Round 2 – Pattern B – 8:15PM


Round 3 – Pattern A – 7:30AM
Round 3 – Pattern B – 9:15AM
Round 4 – Pattern A – 11:00AM
Round 4 – Pattern B – 12:45PM
Round 5 – Pattern A – 2:30PM
Round 5 – Pattern B – 4:00PM
Octos (FX) – 6:00PM
Octos (Oratory and DX) – 8:00PM


All judges are obligated on Sunday morning at 7:30AM

Speech Events will include:

Duo Interpretation

Humorous Interpretation

Dramatic Interpretation

Original Oratory

Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking

Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking

Oral Interpretation

For the 2016 tournament, FBK will be offering Program Oral Interpretation (POI).

We will be following National Catholic Forensics League Rules for Oral Interpretation.

National Catholic Forensics League Rules:

Can students double enter in events?

Students may double or triple enter in Speech events. If a student would like to double-enter, he or she may enter in one Pattern A and one Pattern B, or two events in the same pattern.However, if a student would like to triple-enter, he or she cannot choose three events in one pattern. He or she must enter in two Pattern A and one Pattern B event, or vice-versa. Students cannot double-enter in debate events, or double-enter in one speech and one debate event (including Congress).

Name: Sam Rynor


Friday & Saturday
Speech Judge Lounge: Weimar 1064
Extemp Prep: Florida Gym 260

Speech Judge Lounge: Reitz Rion Ballroom
Extemp Prep: Reitz Union Matthews Suite (4th Floor)

Extemp Topic Areas


1. U.S. Economics

2. Health/healthcare

3. Judicial/Courts

4. National Security

5. Domestic energy/environment

OF: Science/Tech

QF. Foreign policy (w/ US focus)

SF. Social Issues

F. Hypotheticals


1. Asia/Pacific

2. Americas

3. International Organizations

4. Africa

5. Europe

QF. Middle East

SF. Global energy and environment

F. Triads

Round Robin

1. Future of Warfare

2. Social Justice

3. Terrorism & Political Violence

4. Education

5. Migration and Refugees