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LSUS TO HOST 39th ANNUAL RED RIVER CLASSIC DEBATE AND FORENSIC TOURNAMENT

November 06, 2013

(Shreveport)  The LSU Shreveport Debate Team and the Department of Arts in and Media, in coordination with the BPCC Debate Team will host the 39th annual Red River Classic Swing Debate and Forensic Tournament on the weekend of November 8-10th.  This tournament is one of the largest regional regular season tournaments of the year bringing in nearly 30 programs, colleges and universities from across the country.  These teams will compete in two separate tournaments involving 11 speaking and interpretive events, and one tournament involving three different debate formats. 

INDIVIDUAL SPEAKING EVENTS
Informative Speaking
Persuasive Speaking
Extemporaneous Speaking
Impromptu Speaking
After Dinner Speaking
Communication Analysis 

INDIVIDUAL INTERPRETIVE EVENTS
Poetry Interpretation
Dramatic Interpretation
Duo Dramatic Interpretation
Prose Interpretation
Programmed Oral Interpretation 

DEBATE EVENTS
Team IPDA Debate
Parliamentary Debate
Individual IPDA Debate

For more information about the Red River Classic or the LSU Shreveport Debate Team, please contact Trey Gibson, The Bradley S. Kemp Professor of Debate.