1. Keep a positive attitude! 2. Regularly attend team meetings, held every Thursday after school during the season. 3. Meet regularly with a coach for at least 30 minutes, and be prepared for these sessions. 4. Compete regularly at tournaments (every Saturday) throughout our season, January-March. 5. Dress appropriately at all tournaments. Suits are uniform. 6. Be on time for the bus to tournaments, and leave with the team on the bus. 8. Watch a final round at each tournament if you are not competing. 9. Have your piece memorized (if appropriate for your category) by the third competition we attend. 10. Show your Speech pride by wearing Speech attire! 11. Be a supportive and positive teammate!
Team members may earn a letter for their involvement in Speech if all of the following criteria are met in one season:
Competing in at least 6 tournaments.
Regularly attending team meetings.
Regularly attending individual practices.
Participating in team activities.
Acting true to our mission, beliefs, and all policies.
No unexcused absences from practices, meetings, or tournaments.