The 3rd Annual Cowbell Classic Speech & Debate Tournament at Mississippi State University took place March 1-2, 2019, featuring 21 high schools from Mississippi and Tennessee.

The Classic is a varsity tournament offering all NSDA and MHSAA events in speech and debate, along with debate and overall sweeps, top speaker awards, and debate speaker awards. Entries are accepted through Joy of Tournaments.

The Stennis Center is a proud partner of the Cowbell Class Speech & Debate Tournament recognizing that speech and debate develops leadership skills in young people and introduces them to the value of public service.

Participating high schools in the 2019 Cowbell Classic

Desoto Central
Germantown High School
Gulfport High School
Jackson Preparatory School
Laurel Christian School
Madison Central High School
Mt. Pleasant High School
Murray High School
North Forrest High School
Oak Grove High School
Olive Branch High School
Petal High School
Presbyterian Christian School
Quitman High School
Ridgeland High School
South Jones High School
St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
St. Joseph Catholic School
Starkville High School
Mississippi School for Math & Science

Results for the tournament can be found here.