“I used to think one of the most powerful individuals in America was the
person who could select the annual high school debate topic. Think of the power
to set the agenda, and determine what millions of high school students will study,
read about, think about, talk about with friends, discuss with their teachers and
debate with their parents and siblings over dinner.”
-Donald Rumsfeld (2004), Secretary of Defense
http://www.mhsa.org/SpeechDrama/speechdrama.htm
The MHSA sanctions Speech, Debate and Drama competition for member schools in Classes A, B and C. Speech and Debate competition is sanctioned for Class AA. The competitive season extends from the first weekend in October and ends in late January, except for NFL members. 

Meet calendar coming soon.