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The OHSSLCA Homepage is a resource for Coaches and Competitors of Forensics in Oregon. This page is not affiliated with the Oregon School Activities Association. This page contains information and suggested links of websites dealing with Speech, Debate, Literature, and Research. Nedstat Counter

Oregon High School Speech League Coaches Association Information

OHSSL Coaches List 2001-02:
Oregon Speech Communication Association Inservice Program: October 12, 2001
Willamette University Tournament: October 19-20, 2001
South Albany Student Congress : October 23, 2001 (AT WOODBURN HIGH SCHOOL)
Tualatin HS Student Congress: October 30, 2001
Woodburn Indy Tournament Information: November 10, 2001
Willamette HS Wolverine Invitational: December 7-8, 2001
OSAA State Speech Tournament Participation: Records of Participation from 1987-2001
OHSSLCA Officers 2001-2002:
2001-2002 Policy Debate Topic:
OSAA Rulebook: requires Adobe Acrobat to view
OHSSL Archive: Past Tournament and Speech Information
Oregon School Library Information System: Research Databases being offered to all public schools in Oregon during 2001-02

Speech and Debate Resources

Oregon High School Speech and Debate Web Pages: Speech and Debate Web Pages built by Oregon High School teams
2001-02 High School Debate Topic: Weapons of Mass Destruction
National Federation of State High School Associations Debate Resources: Resources for the 2001-02 National Debate Topic.
Debate Central: Maintained by the University of Vermont Speech and Debate Program
National Forensics League Website:
The Paperboy: Over 2500 Newspapers from throughout the World
LD Debate Master List:
Editor and Publisher's Newspaper Links: Link to 1900 newspapers Need a speech idea? Well, here you go.
INFOzone Research Skills Area:
About.Com: 500 Expert Guides to Thousands of Topics
WebActive Topic Directory: Another quality launch site with many current topics
Newsweek Online: Newsweek teams up with the Washington Post
Commentators.Com: A collection of editorial commentaries updated weekly
Electric Book: Links to newspaper, magazines, and other publications
Just the News: Radio Broadcasts from Around the World-Requires RealPlayer
Encyclopedia Britannica Internet Guide:
Homework Center Social Issues Directory: Political Activism and Current Issues (Formerly Policy.Com)

Speeches, Public Address, and Rhetoric

Debate Central Broadcast Center: Streaming audio and video of various types and forms of debate. Requires RealPlayer (available at the site)
Douglass Archives of American Public Address: Maintained by Northwestern University with many indexed speeches
Vincent Voice Library at Michigan State University: If you have a sound card, this is a fascinating site.
Great American Speeches: PBS brings you a great archive of significant speeches
Great Speeches: The History Channel provides over 100 famous speeches. Requires RealAudio.
Speech and Transcript Center: Maintained by George Washington University
Propaganda: Examples of most forms of propaganda techniques in both a historical and contemporary context
Gifts of Speech: Speeches by Contemporary Women

English, Literature, Reference, and News

The Best Information on the Net: The Best Reference Site I have found
High School Hub: References and Links
Website Hotline: Drop me a note anytime
The Big Hub: An effective megasearch engine
All the Web: A top metasearch engine
OHSSL-CA Newsmakers: OHSSL-CA Members in the News
South Albany High School English Page: Language Arts Resources