I’m bringing two of my children (Tabitha and Hannah) to the sWord Speech Tournament in Colorado Springs. I’ll be judging all day long, watching all sorts of literary interpretations, limited-preparation and platform speeches! This is a Saturday-only Stoa tournament.
If you are in the area, sign up to judge!
||January 27, 2018
||Sword Speech Tournament
Sword Speech Club
Colorado Springs Early Colleges
||4405 N. Chestnut Street, Suite D
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
||Click here for more information.
Want coaching on how to be a great judge? Watch my "How to Be a Great Judge" videos at MonumentMembers.com/judging.
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