The 15 Types Of Tears You’ll See At Speech Sectionals

Have you seen the movie The Hunger Games?

The first one where the kids all leap off the podium to slaughter the other kids?

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That’s the only way to truly explain what Sectionals looked like!

Here is some speech math for you:

Speech has 14 events. 4 kids advance from Regionals in each event. 6 pieces break into a final. Only the Top 3 advance to State.

It’s a literal bloodbath!

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If murder was allowed…I mean I’m just saying it might happen!

So many tears are shed all day…it’s Kleenex’s favorite day of the year probably. So why not show you an accurate depiction of the tears that are shed at Sectionals.

The pre-performance stress tears

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The encouraging talk from your coach tears

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The I fucked up my first round tears

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The I fucked up both my rounds tears

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The I forgot a part of my piece tears

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The I didn’t break finals tears

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The I didn’t break finals and it’s my senior year tears

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The I did break finals excited tears

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The I didn’t advance to state tears

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The I got 4th place and didn’t advance to state

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The moment you realize you made the Top 3 tears

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The rejoining your team after advancing to state tears

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The proud coach tears

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The proud parent tears

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The better luck next time pep talk tears

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This is a follow up to

18 JUDGES YOU’LL SEE AT A SPEECH TOURNAMENT

and

18 KIDS YOU’LL SEE AT A SPEECH TOURNAMENT

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