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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.

SBC chuches are welcome to participate in the regional and state finals competitions provided by the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention through Cooperative Program giving.



SBTC 2018 Bible Drill/Speakers' Tournament Calendar

April 6-7

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


First Baptist Church
709 N Lee Avenue
Odessa, TX  79761
432.337.1524

Registration will be available for
these
2 locations in March..


Drill Schedule for these 2 locations

will be available on Wednesday
afternoon, April 4.

April 20-21

First Baptist Church
1000 W. Airport Freeway
Euless, TX 76039
817.267.3313







Registration for this location
will be available in March.


Drill Schedule for this location will be
available on Wednesday afternoon,
April 18.

April 28

SBTC State Finals
4500 State Highway 360
Grapevine, TX 76051
817.552.2500


        SPONSORS will receive an email on Monday, April 23 to let them
        know if their participants will advance to the SBTC State Finals
        on April 28.

**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 

King James Version
Holman Christian Standard Bible (2018 will be the last year this version is used)
NEW CSB (ISBN Number will be posted as soon as it is available)
English Standard Version

Correct Bible ISBN numbers and ordering information will be available on August 1.


Children's Bible Drill

Children's Bible Drill is for children in grades 4-6. For 2018, children will use LifeWay's Bible Skills, Drills, and Thrills: RED CYCLE. You can purchase a Leader's Guide here.

Children's Bible Drill Leaders' and Judges' Guide                     Children's Christian Standard Version Sample Drill
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 RED cycle ESV verses 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 2018, students will use the RED 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


**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 2018, students will use CYCLE ONE (RED).

High School Bible Drill Verses - Cycle 1 (RED)
(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

**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. 

2018 Speakers' topics
State Speakers' Guidelines
NIT National Speakers' Guidelines.  (If you qualify to advance to the National Tournament, please read these additional Guidelines.)
Speakers' Score Sheet
Speakers' Tally Sheet

**Formula for Drillers and Speakers Advancing to the SBTC State Finals

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