CAST Schools » CAST Schools Speak Up Speak Out Volunteer Room Facilitators

Virtual Semifinals

When: Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Time: 9 AM – 2:30 PM

Up to 200 teams will participate in this year’s first round of the 4th Annual CAST Schools Speak Up Speak Out Regional Civics Fair. Volunteer Room Facilitators will ensure both students and judges have a great experience during the competition to include:

• Establishing room expectations and norms

• Ensuring teams start and end on time

• Moving teams in and out of breakrooms

• Facilitating Q&A

• Updating and communicating any opportunities that may arise (technical difficulties, questions, regarding rules, etc.).

• Share a link to the exit interview


There are two timeframes:

Morning Session: 9 am – 12:05 pm

Afternoon Session: 12:30 pm – 3:20 pm

In-Person Regional Finals

When: Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Where: Texas A&M-San Antonio

Time: 9 AM – 2:30 PM

The regional finals will be in person at Texas A&M University. There are 3 volunteer opportunities:

• Room Facilitators: 9 am – 12 pm

• Greeters and Registration Table  Help: 8 am – 9:30 am

• Lunch Volunteers – student volunteers to pass out lunches between 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

To Volunteer as a Room Facilitator, register here:

To register to volunteer as a judge, click here:

Our Partners

Our Title Sponsors

Our Champions

Our Supporters

Our School District Partners