2014 Homewood-Flossmoor HS Tournament
Dates: 2/21/2014 - 2/23/2014

47th Annual Viking Classic Invitational

Friday, February 21-Sunday, February 23, 2014

Policy Debate Semifinals TOC Bid 

 

January 10, 2014

 

Dear Colleague:

 

On behalf of the Homewood-Flossmoor Debate Team, we would like to invite you to attend the 47th annual Homewood-Flossmoor Viking Classic debate tournament.  The tournament will run Friday, Feburary 21-Sunday, February 23.  Our tournament will include Policy Debate competition at the Varsity and Novice levels.  Again this year, the tournament has been certified as a Tournament of Champions Qualifier at the semifinals level.

 

Both divisions will have six preliminary rounds, and will break to octafinals or double octafinals, depending on the final numbers.  We are anticipating having a great turnout, and are very excited for all of you to attend.  Please register as soon as possible – the deadline for registration is Friday, February 14, at which time registration on joyoftournaments.com will be closed and teams will be charged drop fees for teams dropping after that time.  Changes made after that time must be emailed to jschoene@gmail.com (PLEASE use HF DEBATE as the subject line).  Teams requesting hired judges BEFORE Friday, February 10 will be given priority for hired judges - at any rate, NO HIRED JUDGES will be found if those hired judges are requested after Feburary 10.  YOU MUST SPECIFICALLY REQUEST A HIRED JUDGE IF YOU WOULD LIKE ONE.

 

We hope to see all of you in February!

 

Sincerely, 

Jacob Schoeneman     

Head Debate Coach

Homewood-FlossmoorHigh School


Tournament Details
 

Dates:                   

Friday, February 21-Sunday,February 23 


Place:
                    

Homewood-Flossmoor High School

999 Kedzie Avenue

Flossmoor, IL60422 


Topics:
                  

Policy – 2013-2014 NFL topic 

Format:              


6 rounds – Breaking to either double-octafinals or octafinals depending on the numbers. 

Fees:                     

 

$50 for Novice Policy; $80 for Varsity Policy

Judging:               

Every team will need to provide one full judge for every two teams they enter in Policy.

A LIMITED number of hired judges will be available at the rate of $300/full judge. 

Deadline for hired judges will be Friday, February 10.  YOU MUST EMAIL jschoene@gmail.com to request hired judges AND you must HEAR BACK before assuming your request can be met.  IF YOU DO NOT CONTACT the tournament administrator, DO NOT just ASSUME you will have hired judges available to you.

We will be unable to cover judge hiring requests made after this deadline.


Meals:
                   

Snacks, lunch and dinner  will be available for purchase Friday and Saturday.

 


Registration:
 

Deadline is Friday, February 14th at midnight.

Register on joyoftournaments.com. 

Make last minute changes by emailing
jschoene@gmail.com

You can reach Jacob Schoeneman the day of the tournament at 708-774-9571

 

Lodging:

 

There are many hotels in the surrounding area - here are some nearby:


Ramada Inn - 17400 Halsted Street, Homewood, IL

708-957-1600                                    

 

Hampton Inn - 5200 Lincoln Highway, Matteson, IL

708-481-3900

 

Holiday Inn - 500 Holiday Plaza Drive, Matteson, IL

708-747-3500

 

Baymont Inn - 5210 Southwick Drive, Matteson, IL

708-503-0999

 

Fairfield Inn - 18511 North Creek Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477

708-633-1050

 

Hampton Inn - 18501 North Creek Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477

708-633-0602


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