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Speech Captains

Anika Haley, Emma Newcomb, Luke Ostercamp, Hannah Winnick

Tim Newcomb

Head Coach

Phone: 651-982-8587

Please contact us if you have any questions pertaining to our team, we are happy to answer!

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2019-2020 Captains and Coaches


Tim Newcomb

Bailey Parenteau

Kelley Ungerecht

Jake Stendahl

Cassi Betker


Kodie Engst

Hannah Helinsky

Jack Luedtke

Emma Newcomb

What is Speech?

As the name implies, yes, you’ll speak in front of others, but you’ll typically only speak to 5+ people at a time and there are 13 different categories to choose from, each requiring different skills. If you enjoy telling stories and captivating your audience, explaining an interesting object or idea, persuading others, or discussing complex issues to find a solution - then there is a category for you! You’ll be able to choose a category or two that interests you and you’ll only compete in that category.  Speeches are all less than 10 minutes long.

Tournament Schedule-Tentative

Saturday, January 18th: Chanhassen H.S. Early Bird Tournament

Saturday, January 25th: Eden Prairie: Eagle Invitational or Andover Open Invitational 

Saturday, January 31st-Feb 1st:  Duluth Denfeld Invitational:  This is an overnight tournament. We will be practicing on Friday night and competing on Saturday. 

Saturday, February 8th: East Ridge Raptor Invite 

Saturday, February 15th: Forest Lake Home Tournament


Saturday, February 22nd: Centennial Invitational, Bloomington Jefferson Invitational, or Princeton Invitational

Saturday, February 29th: Eastview Lighting Tournament 

Saturday, March 7th: Lakeville North Invitational or Shakopee Saber Invitational 

Friday & Saturday, March 13th and 14th: NSDA Qualifiers (Friday) & Eagan Wildcat Invitational 

Saturday, March 21st: (Beginning or Spring Break) St. Cloud SpecTECHular Tournament (TBD) 

Saturday, March 28th: TBD (End of Spring Break) 

Wednesday, April 1st: Section 4AA Tournament 

Friday-Saturday April 17th: MN State Tournament