Bible Drill  is a Southern Baptist Convention program involving older children, youth, and high school students in systematic memorization and  location of certain Scriptures. The Speakers' Tournament  provides opportunities for high school students to write and deliver a 4-6-minute biblical speech on provided topics.



The SBTC 2017 Bible Drill/Speakers' Tournament Calendar 
 


April 7-8
Regional Tournament **


April 21-22
Regional Tournament **


May 6
State Finals

First Baptist Church
1000 West Airport Freeway
Euless, TX 76039
817.267.3313

Euless Drill/Speakers' Scores

Spring Baptist Church
633 East Louetta Road
Spring, TX  77373
281.353.5448

Spring Scores


First Baptist Church
709 N Lee AvenueOdessa, TX  79761
432.337.1524

Odessa Scores

 


 **SPONSORS of those advancing to
the SBTC
State Finals will be notified
by email Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

SBTC State Finals
4500 SH 360
Grapevine, TX  76051
817.552.2500

 

 

**Please Note:  The regional tournament is the final competition for children. However, the Youth and High School Drillers-along with Speakers-have an opportunity to advance to the SBTC State Finals following the regional tournaments.



Approved Drill Bibles begining in 2014

King James Version
Holman Christian Standard Bible
English Standard Version

Correct Bible ISBN numbers and ordering information.


Children's Bible Drill

Children's Bible Drill is for children in grades 4-6. For 2017, children will use LifeWay's Bible Skills, Drills, and Thrills: GREEN CYCLE. You can purchase a Leader's Guide here.

Children's Bible Drill Leaders' and Judges' Guide                     Children's GREEN cycle ESV verses
How To Start a Bible Drill FAQs Children's King James Version Sample Drill
Children's Bible Drill FAQs Children's Holman Christian Standard Version Sample Drill
Children's Bible Drill Demonstration Children's English Standard Version Sample Drill
Helping Children Memorize Bible Verses Children's Bible Drill Score Sheet
Children's Tally Sheet

 


Youth Bible Drill

Youth Bible Drill is a three-year rotational program for students in grades 7-9. Youth will locate books and verses from the Bible, memorize passages, and locate specific passages that pertain to various doctrinal and ethical concerns.

The three-year rotation cycles are red, blue, and green. For 2017, students will use the GREEN CYCLE.

Youth (and High School) Bible Drill Guidelines/Book
Advancement Requirements for Youth Drill
Youth Verses
Youth Sample Drill
Youth Score Sheet
Youth Tally Sheet


NEW Beginning in 2016 --- Formula for Drillers and Speakers Advancing to the SBTC State Finals


High School Bible Drill

High School Bible Drill is a three-year rotational program for students in grades 10-12. High School students will locate books and verses from the Bible, memorize passages, and locate specific passages that pertain to various doctrinal and ethical concerns.

The three-year rotation cycles are Cycle One (RED), Cycle Two (BLUE), and Cycle Three (GREEN). For 2017, students will use CYCLE THREE (GREEN)

High School Bible Drill Verses - Cycle3 (GREEN)
(Youth) and High School Bible Drill Guidelines/Book
Advancement Requirements for High School Drill
High School Sample Drill
High School Score Sheet
High School Tally Sheet

NEW Beginning in 2016 --- Formula for Drillers and Speakers Advancing to the SBTC State Finals


Youth Speakers' Tournament

The Youth Speakers' Tournament is a ministry for youth in grades 10-12 and is designed to encourage growth toward Christian maturity. Teens are challenged to think seriously about their commitment of Christ. Speakers are judged on the composition and delivery of their speeches. 

2017 Speakers' topics
State Speakers' Guidelines (updated 2015)
NIT National Speakers' Guidelines.  (If you qualify to advance to the National Tournament, please read these additional Guidelines.)
Speakers' Score Sheet
Speakers' Tally Sheet

NEW Beginning in 2016 --- Formula for Drillers and Speakers Advancing to the SBTC State Finals

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