Bible Drill and Speakers’ Tournament exists to raise up a generation of Christ followers through encouraging them to hide God’s word deep in their heart and express it effectively. Browse the resources below for information on Bible Drill and Speakers’ Tournament.
Important Dates for 2016
Mark your calendar now with the 2016 Important Dates for Bible Drill/Speakers’ Tournament. Click here for more information about 2016 dates.
2016 Blue Cycle scripture cards are now available below! Download either color or black & white verse cards for KJV, NIV and HCSB versions.
The pages are double sided with two cards on each page.
Participants in BGCT drills may use one of three Bible translations – the King James Version (KJV), the New International Version (NIV), or the Holman Christian Standard (HCSB). Click here for details about which Bibles to order.
Points of Emphasis
The following notes are not exhaustive rules or guidelines, but are intended to help clarify issues from previous years’ competitions. Please refer to the appropriate age group Leader Handbook at texasbaptists.org/bibledrill for complete information. Click here for more information.
Four scholarships are available through Bible Drill. Click here for more information.
Stories of Victory
The main purpose of Bible Drill is to instill how to use the Bible and hide God’s word in our hearts.
Read about the 2015 National Speakers’ Tournament winner, Hannah Mathes, and the importance of Bible Drill in her life and family. Click here to read more.
Bible Drill transformed Mario – a child of poverty, who had a negative view of the world and a foul mouth. Click here to read more.
Learn about the 2014 National Speaker’s Tournament Champion, Texas native Yana, as well as the Burkett family who wholeheartedly believe in the values of Bible Drill. Click here to read more.
Click here for a detailed Bible Drill instructional video.
Sample church drills are now available for download. Children, Youth, and High School are available below.
Speaker Power is a helpful book for Youth Speakers’ Tournament participants and leaders. It includes sections on Choosing a Topic, Developing Your Speech, practice tips, and Giving Your Speech, and is available through the Discipleship Office by calling Sheryl Page at 214-828-5286. Cost of Speaker Power is $8.00 plus shipping.