IOWA HIGH SCHOOL
SPEECH ASSOCIATION

This is the home of the Iowa High School Speech Association, serving 487 member schools and 40,000 students! .

The Spring District Meetings have been cancelled for 2020. Please see the link below for more info on those meetings.

  • Statement on closure of all Iowa High School activities for the next 4 weeks (this includes all local state contests)

  • Frequently Asked Questions for this time period

  • IHSSA and IGHSAU Office Information



  • SPEECH GROUPS
  • OFFICIAL INFORMATION
  • GENERAL INFORMATION
  • ABOUT IHSSA
  • ABOUT IHSSA SPONSORS

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    All-State nominations will be announced at the conclusion of each local site by the local site manager. Those local contest cannot take place now until after April 13th.
  • IHSSA Sprng Meetings Cancelled
  • Hosting a Virtual State Contest for your local school
  • Hall of Fame Scholarship info and call.
  • State T-shirt Link (no school names on the backs)ordering on line has been suspended until a later date
  • View the current (February 2020) SWIFT (Flipbook format)

  • View the current (February 2020) SWIFT as a pdf for printing & reading (download to your desktop and then print will print better)

  • IHSSA Calendar for 2019-2020
  • IHSSA Constitutional Changes for 2019-2020
  • New Agreement with TRW for rights to do their material for Musical Theatre
  • The IHSSA has implemented a new phone system. With this new phone system, We have direct lines that you can call. You may still call the main line at 515-288-9741 too.

    Debra Robbins
    Speech Administrative Assistant
    515-401-1833

    Craig Ihnen Executive Director 515-401-1834

  • H1N1 Flu: CDC Guidance for Schools, Parents & Caregivers.

  • GENERAL IHSSA INFORMATION PAGES

    • IHSSA SPEECH GROUPS: Here you will find information about Debate, Large Group, Individual Events, Calendar of Events, Forms, MTI forms/info and weather information
    • OFFICIAL INFORMATION: Forward and Directive Statements, Constitution, By-Laws, Rule Updates, Judge Information, IHSSA membership, and Forms
    • GENERAL INFORMATION: Calendar of Events, SWIFT, Executive Committee Minutes, Forms, and IHSSA Hall of Fame
    • ABOUT IHSSA: How to contact the IHSSA, Staff Information, Office Numbers, Executive Committee, Forms, SWIFT, and Links