top of page

Dunwoody Wildcat Theatre



2022-2023 Competition Schedule

*weekly practice Fridays after school

Sept 17-18         Northview HS
Oct 22                Sequoyah HS – In Person
Nov 5                 North Hall HS, Gainesville, Georgia
Nov 11-12           Peach State Classic – Carrollton HS
Jan 7                  Midtown HS - TBD
Jan 14                Lassiter High - Online
Jan 21                Alpharetta Treasure Hunt (Alpharetta HS) - TBD
Jan 27-28          Barkley Forum for High Schools (EMORY UNIVERSITY) - TBD
TBA                    North GA Mountain District Tournament National Qualifiers
May 12-14          NIETOC National Championship – Chanhassen, Minnesota
TBA                    National Speech and Debate Championship

Dunwoody High School participates in the National Speech and Debate Association.


Speech involves a presentation by one or two students that is judged against a similar type of presentation by others in a round of competition. There are two general categories of speech events, public address events and interpretive events. See chart below for specific categories. 

Public address events feature a speech written by the student, either in advance or with limited prep, that can answer a question, share a belief, persuade an audience, or educate the listener on a variety of topics.


Interpretation events center upon a student selecting and performing published material and appeal to many who enjoy acting and theatre. 


Mr. Gay helps students select a piece to memorize and the student practices on their own.  Students signup for weekly 1:1 sessions after school with Mr. Gay for feedback.  The competition schedule will be published and the meets are usually on Saturdays. Students travel to the meets to the compete.

Screenshot 2022-08-11 5.58.15 PM.png

We do not currently have a Debate Team.

bottom of page