Welcome to the information page for Hamilton High School's Speech and Debate Team!
For the most up-to-date information, go to our website:Speech and Debate is competitive debating, argumentative speaking, persuasive speaking, and/or competitive acting.Head Coach/: Gina Meade
Coaches/Sponsors: Esther Bateson, Brooke Feldman, Tom McKinley, Christina VailSpeech and Debate is both a Team/Club and class for the officers. The class meets 7th hour. The Speech and Debate Team holds general meetings every Wednesday at 2:15 pm in the auditorium. Individual event meetings are Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays starting at 2:15 and later in other locations around campus.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Limited Prep C219 Meade2:15 - 3:45 Officers and Captains Meeting C219 Meade 2:15 - 4:00 General Meeting -H126 2:15 -3:00 Team Management/ Tournament C219 Meade 2:15 -3:15 (7th hour) Public Address C219 Meade 2:15 - 3:45 Interp H 118 Vail 3:15 - 4:30 Policy B113 McKinley 2:15 - 4:00 Public Forum N110 Bateson 3:15 - 4:00 Public Forum N110 Bateson 2:15 - 4:00 Congress C218 Feldman - 2:15 - 3:30 Lincoln Douglas Meade 3:15 - 4:30 Lincoln Douglas Meade 2:15 - 4:00
Hamilton Speech and Debate Tournament Schedule 2019-2020
Date: AZ Tournament Names / Locations:
Sept. 28 Scottsdale Prep Invitational (Congress & Big Questions only)
Oct. 25-26 Jim Fountain Classic @ McClintock HS
Nov. 8-9 Toro Country Classic at Mountain View HS
Nov 15-16 Water Tower Invitational @ Mesquite HS
Dec. 6-7 ASDCA Winter Trophy
Jan. 10-12 ASU HDSHC
Feb. 7-8 Jackrabbit Jamboree @ Mesa HS
Feb. 14-18 Harvard
Feb. 28-29 AIA State Tournament
TBD: March National Qualifiers (all of them) Feb. 7-8
Congress competes from 8:00am Friday to 2:30pm Friday
Debate events begin Friday afternoon from 3:00 – 9:00pm and resume Saturday morning around 11:00am
Speech events begin Saturday morning at 8:00am
Awards assembly is usually scheduled for 6:30pm Saturday evening– all event final rounds must be completed before awards can begin.