2017 Houston Lamar High School Tournament
Dates: 1/27/2017 - 1/28/2017

LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE

3325 Westheimer

Houston, Texas 77098

 

 

 

Dear Colleagues,

 

We welcome you to the penultimate tournament on January 27-28 at Lamar High School. We hope to help your students qualify for TFA State.

 

INDIVIDUAL EVENT FINALISTS (EXTEMP, ORATORY, DUO, HUMOROUS AND DRAMATIC) WILL RECEIVE AUTOMATIC INVITATIONS TO THE 2015 TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY.

 

We will not offer novice events.

           

Students may cross-enter in two individual events per section (A and B)

 

We will add POI and Informative, the 2 new events for the NSDA National Tournament depending on entries.

 

Students may not enter two debates and/or congress

 

DEBATE SCHEDULE: 3 FLIGHTED ROUNDS OF PF/LD ON FRIDAY AND 1 ON SATURDAY OR 4 unflighted rounds Friday night. Congress prelims (semis if necessary) will be on Friday. CX/Policy prelims will have 3 UNFLIGHTED ROUNDS ON FRIDAY and 1 ROUND ON SATURDAY. Individual events, Duo Interp, and Duet Acting start Saturday.

 

SATURDAY WILL GO TO DOUBLE OCTOS, OCTOS, OR QUARTER FINALS IN DEBATE

DEPENDING ON NUMBERS for TFA point qualification.

 

CX COMPETITORS CANNOT ENTER SECTION B EVENTS. ALL STUDENTS CROSS ENTER AT THEIR OWN RISK.

 

DEBATE CHALLENGE FOR PF/LD/CX WILL END AT 1:30 P.M. SATURDAY (Time subject to change).

 

Congress will adhere to the TFA rules.

 

DIRECTIONS:

We are located at the intersection of Westheimer and River Oaks Boulevard.  The school is 2 miles from 610 at Westheimer and 1 mile from Hwy 59 & Buffalo Speedway (intersects Westheimer).

 

Call with any questions or contact by email:

    Eloise Weisinger Blair

         Home: (713) 695-2273

         Cell:    (713) 582-3637

         Email: seaweis@swbell.net

 

IT IS POINTLESS TO CALL ME AT SCHOOL SINCE I’M ONLY THERE EVERY OTHER DAY.


DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 2:30 P.M.

 

Thanks for considering our tournament.

 

Eloise Weisinger Blair, Sponsor

 

 


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