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Speech and Debate Team (Public Services Pathway)

Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Program
 
The BHHS Speech and Debate Club is a dynamic group of 9th-12th graders who participate in the various categories that comprise Speech and Debate (e.g., Parliamentary Debate, Congress, Humorous Interpretation, Original Prose and Poetry, and many more!). 
 
Tentative 2016-2017 TOURNAMENT CALENDAR

 Sept. 24th-25th (Saturday-Sunday): Jack Howe Invitational at Cal State Long Beach. All Debate and Speech/Individual Events (No Student Congress).
 Oct. 8th (Saturday): Western Bay Forensic League (WBFL) Student Congress at the Wildwood School, West L.A. This is for those Team members competing in Student Congress.
 Oct. 22nd (Saturday): Bargain Belt Invitational at Claremont High School. All Debate, Congress and Speech/Individual Events.
 Nov. 5th (Saturday): WBFL Student Congress, Torrance High School. This is only for those Team members competing in Student Congress.
 Dec. 2nd-4th (Friday afternoon-Sat.-Sunday): La Costa Canyon Winter Classic in North San Diego County. (Note: this tournament is tentatively scheduled and will depend on whether Team travel funds are available.) All Debate, Congress and Speech/Individual Events.
 Dec. 11th-12th (Friday after school and all day Saturday): Cypress College Invitational in Orange County. All Debate, Congress and Speech/Individual Events.
 Jan. 14th-15th (Saturday-Sunday): Wolfpack Invitational at Claremont High School. All Debate, Congress and Speech/Individual Events.
 Jan. 21st (Saturday): WBFL Open Debate tournament at Narbonne High School Harbor City. This is only for those Team members competing in Debate.
 Jan. 28th (Saturday): WBFL Individual Events tournament at Culver City High School. This is only for those Team members competing in Indivudual Speech Events.
 Feb. 4th (Saturday): WBFL Student Congress at Immaculate Heart High School. This is only for those Team members competing in Student Congress.
 March 3rd-4th (Friday after school and Saturday): WBFL State Qualifying Tournament for Individual Events at Torrance High School (to qualify for the state championship in April). This is only for those Team members competing in Individual Speech Events.
 March 11th (Saturday): WBFL State Qualifying Tournament for Debate at Narbonne High School. This is only for those Team members competing in Debate.
 March 18th (Saturday): WBFL State Qualifying Tournament for Congress at Leuzinger High School, Lawndale. This is only for those Team members competing in Student Congress.
 April 15th-16th (Saturday and Sunday): Aloha Classic at Schurr High School in Montebello/San Gabriel Valley. All Debate, Congress and Speech/Individual Events.
 April 28th-30th (Friday, Saturday and Sunday): California High School Speech Association 2016 State Championship, Arcadia High School/San Gabriel Valley. This is only for those Team members who qualified for State at the WBFL’s state qualifying tournaments in March.
 
For information about joining the club contact: Coach David Finnigan at beverlyhillssppeechanddebate@gmail.com.