Speech Tournament Information


Region Speech Meet Sites - Dates - Deadlines

Regional participation: 
Students may not change categories from region to state. The regional registration deadline is 11:59 p.m. CDT of the date listed in the NDHSAA system.


Regional Speech State Qualifiers
All State Qualifiers Must Be On the 2022 State Speech Qualifiers List Below

Coaches must verify results within the NDHSAA system following their region contest.
Deadline for verification is 4:00 p.m. CDT the Tuesday following the final date for regional contests.  Late results reporting window extends until 4:00 p.m. CDT 3 business days prior to the state contest.  Late entries will not receive scheduling protections and may be scheduled in first available time slot.  Penalty:  $100/entry.

Regional Speech State Competitors: 2022 State Speech Qualifiers


Regular Season Speech Pre-Qualifiers

Competitors pre-qualify for their respective state tournament during the regular season.  Regulation stipulates required minimum number and placement process to pre-qualify.

In order to advance to their state tournament, pre-qualifiers must be registered, paid for, and compete at regionals in the categories in which they pre-qualified (up to 2 categories).  Unless exempted, pre-qualifiers that do not compete at regionals do not receive automatic bid to state.

Regular Season Speech Pre-Qualifiers: 2022 Speech Pre-Qualifiers


2021-22 Dates

NDHSAA Speech - Format/regulation changes for 2021-22 regular season contests

State A Speech

State A Speech will be held at Jamestown High School April 9, 2022.

State B Speech

State B Speech will be held at Mandan High School April 23, 2022.

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Updated 07/26/2021