MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE 2019 NIETOC TOURNAMENT
May 10-12, 2019
Millard North HS, Omaha NE
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
2018 NIETOC CHAMPIONS
Pictured above from left to right:
Original Oratory – Noemi Rivera, Royse City, TX, coached by Matthew Stewart
Perfect Performance Award – Drake Leach, Saint Mary’s Hall, TX, coached by Joe Muller
Poetry – Logan Klutse, Lakewood, CO, coached by Korinna Ghiloni
Prose – Kelsey Pierce, Tuloso-Midway, TX, coached by Tasha Kneis
Duo Interp – Liza Rotty & Zach Frye, Apple Valley, MN, coached by Dan Hodges
Humorous Interp – Conor Sherry, Archbishop Mitty, CA, coached by Karen & BJ Cruz
Duet Acting – Jake Ledger & Olivia Monroy, Archbishop Mitty, CA, coached by Karen & BJ Cruz
Expository – Amanda Dickerson, Millard West, NE, coached by Jennifer Jerome
Dramatic Interp – Taylor Turner, James Logan, CA, coached by Justin Kurup, Ben Unanaowo & Jesse Garrett
Congratulations to 2018 Tournament Sweepstake Winners:
Act 1 Nominees:
– Andy Dekaney, TX
– Nebraska City, NE
– Sacred Heart, MS
Act 1 Winner – Royse City, TX, coached by Matthew Stewart
Act 2 Nominees:
– Harlingen High South, TX
– Golden State Academy, CA
– The Harker School, CA
Act 2 Winner – Apple Valley, MN, coached by Luke Ostrander
Act 3 Nominees:
– Archbishop Mitty, CA
– East Ridge, MN
– Lakeville North, MN
Act 3 Winner – Saint Mary’s Hall, TX, coached by Joe Muller
2018 Josephine Dukes Teacher of the Year Award
Congratulations to Michael Marks of Hattiesburg, MS pictured with Scott Waldrop
2018 Perfect Performance Award and Scholarship Winner
Drake Leach of Saint Mary’s Hall, TX, pictured with Demond Wilson, Founder of NIETOC
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 conference is being held at the Millard North High School, 1010 S 144th St, Omaha, NE 68154
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