November 10-12, 2022

Located in the piney woods of East Texas, the Piney Woods Derby will offer all Stoa speech events, Lincoln Douglas, Team Policy, and Parliamentary Debate. Speech and debate event offerings may be subject to change.

Mobberly Baptist Church
625 E Loop 281
Longview, TX 75605

Make an Impact, Register to Judge Today

Register to judge a round of speech or debate during the Piney Woods Derby

Drawings for prizes for community, parent, and alumni judges. Every round judged is an entry in a drawing.

Registration is Now Open

Student Registration Dates

Opens Friday, October 14, 9 am, CST
Closes Friday, October 21, 6 pm, CST

No Refunds after registration closes.

All fees must be paid in full by Nov. 1, or competitors may be dropped from events.

This is a Stoa qualifying tournament, and membership in Stoa is required to participate.

Be prepared to enter your Stoa "Affiliate Number" that you will find on the Review and Pay page of your 2021–2022 Stoa Registration or in your Stoa Registration confirmation email.

The Piney Woods Derby will open on Thursday morning, Nov. 10, with 5 rounds of Parli. On the evening of Nov. 10, other debate events will begin. On Nov. 11, speech events will begin.

Speech events will have 2 preliminary rounds, followed by a Finals round. Events without enough competitors to warrant a Finals round will go to a 3rd round.

We are not currently planning to have Junior Events at this tournament.

Got questions or need to reach out to the Tournament Directors? Email us.