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.

Keith Lowry

Specialist, Adult Discipleship

(214) 828-5206

Sheryl Page

Ministry Assistant, Adult Discipleship

(214) 828-5286

Registration for State/Regionals

To download the registration information sheet…
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Online registration will be available on March 20, 2017.

Important Dates for 2017

Mark your calendar now with the 2017 Important Dates for Bible Drill/Speakers’ Tournament. Click here for more information about 2017 dates.

April 7-8, 2017

  • Allen – FBC Allen
  • Houston – Tallowood Baptist Church

April 21-22, 2017

  • Grand Prairie – FBC Grand Prairie
  • Lubbock – Calvary Baptist Church
  • Tyler – Colonial Hills Baptist Church

Cycle Color

2017 green 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.

Bible Translations

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.

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.

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.

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 for complete information. Click here for more information.

Scholarship Information

Four scholarships are available through Bible Drill. Click here for more information.

Click here for a detailed Bible Drill instructional video.

2016 Speaker’s Tournament 1st place speaker, Taryn Smith.

2016 Speaker’s Tournament 2nd place speaker, Callie Hill.

Youth Speakers’ Tournament Leader Handbook

Job description &
Score Sheets

2017 Youth Speakers’ Tournament Topics

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.

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