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2/4 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s Regional tournament at Neuqua Valley at the Birkett Freshman Campus!

Who’s going?

Everyone!

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Please show up by 6:30a.

When will it end?

We should be done around 6:30p.

Food situation?

You are on your own for food, however we’re asking everyone to bring the following based on your event:

DI – Water (12-pack of 16 oz. bottles)
DDA – Any soda or carbonated water (12-pack of 16 oz. bottles)
EXT – Water (12-pack of 16 oz. bottles)
HDA – Any soda or carbonated water (12-pack of 16 oz. cans)
HI – Diet Coke (12-pack of 12 oz. cans)
IMP – Coke (12-pack of 12 oz. cans)
OC – Sprite (12-pack of 12 oz. cans)
DEC – Chips (Lays Classic Mix, 20-pack of 1 oz. bags)
OO – Chips (Lays Classic Mix, 20-pack of 1 oz. bags)
RADIO – 1 bunch of bananas
PR – 1-3 lbs. bag of cuties
SOS – Chips (Lays Classic Mix, 20-pack of 1 oz. bags)
POETRY – Napkins (package)
INFO – Paper plates (package)

1/28 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Metea Valley!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

What time should you be at Neuqua?

The bus leaves at 6:45a. (Be there early.)

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

You will prep once for prelims and once for finals.

Food situation?

Metea says: “Our Boosters will be running a concession stand with snacks, water, pop, donuts, and pizza.”

1/20-21 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Friday/Saturday’s tournament at Downers Grove South!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

What time should you be at Neuqua?

FRIDAY: The bus leaves at 3:30p. (Be dressed and ready to go after school!)
SATURDAY: The bus leaves at 6:15a.

When will it end?

FRIDAY: We should be home around 10:30p.
SATURDAY: We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

You will prep EVERY ROUND. (Wi-Fi may be bad.)

Food situation?

DGS tells me: “The school cafeteria will be open and fully functioning!… we have a lot of options!” But you may also want to bring your own food.

1/14 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Wheaton Warrenville South!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Everyone is competing! Please let me know if there are any problems!

What time should you be at Neuqua?

The bus leaves at 6:45a.

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

You will prep EVERY ROUND. Yes, that’s what I said. Even Radio.

Food situation?

SOME food will be available for purchase at the school (“We will be offering simple concessions with snack and drink items with a lunch time order of some pizza”). Feel free to bring your own lunch/snacks!

Scholarship opportunity

For any graduating seniors, Illinois College passes along this information about scholarship opportunities for students who want to compete with their school.

They told me students could “receive $19,000- $21,000 per year just for competing on our team. Plus, all in-state First Year students receive 100% of their financial aid needs.”

I am just passing along this information. If you have any questions, contact details are in the flyer.

12/10 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Naperville Central!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Everyone is competing! Please let me know if there are any problems!

What time should you be at Neuqua?

The bus leaves at 7:00a. (You can sleep in for a few extra minutes!)

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

You will prep once in prelims and once in finals.

Food situation?

Food will be available for purchase at the school (“Expect donuts, bagels, pizza, boba, etc. Cash only, please”). Feel free to bring your own lunch/snacks!

We are still asking parents to fill out this form to sign up to bring snacks for the team.

12/3 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Neuqua!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Everyone is competing! Please let me know if there are any problems!

Be at Neuqua (main building) at 7:15a!

Because we have to clean up afterwards, don’t expect to be finished until 8:00p. (If you need to leave early, talk to a coach!)

Extemp and Radio?

You will prep once in prelims and once in finals.

Food situation?

There will be snacks, sandwiches, and a roasted Thornton turkey for the team (thanks to JV’s mom!). If you have dietary needs, feel free to bring your own lunch, but otherwise, you should be all set!

We are still asking parents to fill out this form to sign up to bring snacks for the team.

11/19 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at Thornton!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

(Thornton was kind enough to allow us more entries. So disregard the 2-person cap.)

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Bus leaves at 6:30a. Be there early! 6:15-ish to be safe.

When will it end?

We should be home around 7:00p.

Extemp and Radio?

Radio and Extemp will prep ONCE at the tournament and have one prelim round double-judged. You will prep again in finals if you make it.

Food situation?

Concessions WILL be available. But feel free to bring your own food!

We are asking parents to fill out this form to sign up to bring snacks for the team.

11/12 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournaments at Wheaton North and Downers Grove South!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

(Wheaton North was kind enough to allow us more entries. So the 3-person cap no longer applies.)

What time should you be at Neuqua?

BOTH buses leave at 6:45a. Be there early! 6:30-ish to be safe.

When will it end?

DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH: We should be home around 3:30p. (There is no final round!)

WHEATON NORTH: We should be home around 6:30p.

Extemp and Radio?

DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH: Radio is prep-at-home! Extemp will prep ONCE at the tournament (and use the speech for all three rounds).

WHEATON NORTH: Radio is prep-at-home, but you WILL prep live for finals. Extemp will prep at the tournament.

Food situation?

DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH: You are ON YOUR OWN for food. Bring lunch. Bring drinks. Bring snacks. (Some light snacks will be available for purchase but not much!)

WHEATON NORTH: Concessions WILL be available. But feel free to bring your own food!

We are asking parents to fill out this form to sign up to bring snacks for the team.

11/5 Tournament Info

Here is the information you need for Saturday’s tournament at York High School!

Who’s going?

The tentative roster can be found here. Please let me know if there are any problems!

What time should you be at Neuqua?

Buses leave at 6:30a. Be there early! 6:15-ish to be safe.

When will it end?

We should be home around 6:30p. But you can make phone calls when we have a more reliable arrival time.

Extemp and Radio?

Extemp will prep twice at the tournament and once for finals.

Radio will prep at home the day before. You will use that prep for finals if you make it. (Varsity Radio people will PREP AT THE TOURNAMENT if you make finals.)

Food situation?

You are ON YOUR OWN for food. Bring lunch. Bring drinks. Bring snacks.

We are asking parents to fill out this form to sign up to bring snacks for the team.

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