About the Competition
The National Individual Events Tournament of Champions will bring the nation’s best and brightest students and teachers in Oral Interpretation and Public Address together to participate in a Tournament of Champions. For teachers and coaches NIETOC will provide helpful workshops, networking opportunities with programs nationwide, and the opportunity to judge some of the best performances in the nation. For students, NIETOC will provide an educational workshop focused on improving speaking skills, excellent competition and a chance to meet speech competitors from all over the nation.We look forward to seeing you at thenNIETOC experience in 2019!
The NIETOC reserves the right to deny or refuse to accept the application from any participant to the competition. The NIETOC reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or alter the procedures, rules or regulations regarding any aspect of the competition without notice. Students who qualify for the NIETOC are able to enter up to two main events in one flight and one in the alternate flight. Students must qualify for NIETOC in each separate event.
The NIETOC will offer competition in Dramatic Interpretation
2019 NIETOC CHAMPIONS
Pictured above from left to right:
DUO – JAKE LIEDER & CAMPBELL BERNSTEIN OF EASTVIEW, MN
ORATORY – CLARK WEBB OF SAINT MARY’S HALL, TX
POI – UZO NGWU OF APPLE VALLEY, MN
DUET – MATTHEW GUTOWSKI & MADDIE CAMPION OF GRAPEVINE, TX
HUMOR – JOHN DUNCAN HARLINGEN OF HIGH SOUTH, TX
INFORMATIVE – CECEILIA VOSS OF APPLE VALLEY, MN
DRAMATIC – JACKSON REICH OF WINSTON CHURCHILL, TX
Congratulations to 2019 Tournament Sweepstakes Winners:
Act 1 Nominees:
-Albuquerque Academy, NM
-Democracy Prep Endurance, NY
-Tusky Valley, OH
Act 1 Winner – ACCEPTED BY JACKSON REICH WINSTON CHURCHILL, TX
Act 2 Nominees:
– Achievement First, NY
– Judson Theatre Arts, TX
– Liberty North, MO
Act 2 Winner – ACCEPTED BY RAHUL IYER MISSION SAN JOSE, CA
Act 3 Nominees:
– Archbishop Mitty, CA
– Harlingen High South, TX
– Woodbury, MN
Act 3 Winner – ACCEPTED BY HALIMA BADRI APPLE VALLEY, MN
2019 Josephine Dukes Teacher of the Year Award
NIETOC EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TOMMIE LINDSEY WITH 2019 RECIPENT SARAH ROSENBERG AND HER STUDENTS FROM DEMOCRACY PREP, NY
2019 Perfect Performance Award and Scholarship Winner
JOHN DUNCAN OF HARLINGEN HIGH SOUTH, TX WITH
DEMOND WILSON, NIETOC FOUNDER & OWNER OF THE PERFECT PERFORMANCE
How To QualifyThe 3 ways to qualify
There are three ways to qualify for the NIETOC:
automatically, with bids, or as an at-large.
A. Novice-level results are not applicable for automatic, bid or at-large qualification.
B. Although a host school’s team may compete in their tournament, they are not eligible for a
bid from that tournament. They may, however, use those results as part of their at-large application.
C. Students may qualify through competition in
Interested in becoming a Bid School?
Do you have a Nominee for Teacher Of the Year award?
The latest news from the NIETOC
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