Club Contest DEC 1, 2020 – JAN 15, 2021 Area Contest JAN 16, 2021 – FEB 28, 2021 Division Contest MAR 1, 2021 – APR 15, 2021 District Contest APR 27, 2021 – MAY 2, 2021
In accordance with Rule 3B of the 2020 – 2021 Speech Contest Rulebook (Item 1171, 02/2020) District 18 Leadership has agreed to allow clubs to advance two (2) speech contestants forward to the Area level, if an Area has four (4) clubs or fewer in good standing. And the same when advancing from the Area to the District level, if a Division has four (4) areas or fewer in good standing.
Rule 3B:4 The decision whether or not to allow two (2) contestants to advance from club to area, from area to division, and/or from division to district must be made and communicated throughout the District prior to the commencement of the contest cycle. (a.) Once the decision is made, it must be implemented consistently throughout the District in all clubs, Areas and Divisions affected. (b) if a District decides to allow two (2) contestants to advance from club to Area, its decisions regarding the number to advance from Area to Division and/or from Division to District need not be the same.