TCSIT Director’s meeting notes, December 1, 2014, via Skype Skype attendance: ACU, Northland, Midland, Westbury, Abilene, Brentwood, Lubbock, Oklahoma, Dallas, Ft. Worth Bible Improv Vanette Hutcheson (Dallas) and Caren Lindsay (Northland) proposed changes to the to the Bible Improv rules to apply to both Junior High and High School. All present voted to include the changes: A monitor from among participating schools will serve at the door to instruct each team as to use of mics, location of judges, time of entrance, etc. Other changes discussed were: 1. Having 3 judges for prelims and finals for HS Bible Improv 2. Giving the judges a copy of the selection choices that the teams are given Deadlines for submissions: One Act Play Script NOT on the approved list Dec 15, 2014 send to Whitney Cut copy of One Act Play Script Jan 31, 2015 send to Whitney Yearbook Jan 31, 2015 send to Joe 3 consecutive copies of school newspaper Jan 31, 2015 send to Joe Joe suggested that an email be sent when a submission is sent, so we can be watching for the materials. Dr. Joe Cardot Communications Dept. ACU Box 28156 Abilene, TX 79699-8156 [email protected] Whitney Van Hoose 6200 Holiday Ln. N. Richland Hills, TX 76180 [email protected] Debate Topic The debate topic can be found at http://www.speechanddebate.org/topicrelease This link will be added to the TCSIT website under “Documents and links” “Resource links” Make sure you are looking at the Lincoln Douglas Debate topic. We will be using the March/April topic that will be released Feb. 1, 2015 Lincoln-Douglas Debate LD Topic Release Date September/October August 15 — 9 a.m. CT November/December October 1 — 9 a.m. CT January/February December 1 — 9 a.m. CT March/April February 1 — 9 a.m. CT National Tournament May 1 — 9 a.m. CT Math Caren Lindsay (Northland) will send Joe information about a possible new writer for the Team Math test. New TCSIT Website is available. http://www.texaschristianschools.org/tcsit-news.aspx Use the drop down menu to access: “Rulebook” either one inclusive document or divided into Jr. High and High School and individual events. The Rulebook, all as one document, will be temporarily off line until the newest updates to the rules are made. “Documents and Links” for resource links, posted meeting minutes, judges ballots and more! There are several “coming soon” categories. Notification will be sent when new categories are ready and available. “News and Announcements” One Act Play will be in Austin, hosted by Brentwood Christian, February 20-21, 2015. Cindy Singleton (Brentwood) will need contact information for each OAP director. You can send information directly to Cindy Singleton [email protected] Schools participating are: Midland, Oklahoma, Brentwood, Dallas, Ft. Worth and possibly Westbury and Lubbock. When the list is confirmed, Joe will “draw” for rehearsal and performance order and schools will be notified. Oklahoma and Lubbock have asked for later rehearsal and earlier performance time due to travel distance. Remember there are script submission deadlines listed previously. Details about OAP payment will be sent out to participating schools. Ballot Room Joe Cardot (ACU) suggested that with the retirement of some of the “more experienced persons”, that Kelly Cawyer be invited to help “man the ballot room” during the competition.
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