2018 Alief Taylor TOC/TFA Qualifier
Dates: 2/16/2018 - 2/17/2018

Alief Taylor High School
Tournament of Champions (TOC) and Texas Forensic Association (TFA)
Qualifying Tournament

February 16th- 17th, 2018
7555 Howell-Sugarland Rd
Houston , Texas 77083

Dear Forensic Coaches: 

The ATHS Speech and Debate Team cordially invite you and your students to attend the

2018 Alief Taylor TOC and TFA Qualifying Tournament. Our qualifier(s) will be held Friday, February 16th and Saturday, February 17th 2018 on the campus of Alief Taylor High School in Houston, Texas. 

We will offer four (4) preliminary rounds of Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, and Cross-Examination Debate. We will also offer 2 preliminary sessions of Congressional Debate, as well as two (2) preliminary rounds of: Original Oratory, DUO Interpretation, Duet Acting, Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Poetry, Prose, Impromptu, International and Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking, Informative, and Program Oral Interpretation (NSDA Rules apply for POI). 

Individual awards will be large sweepstakes-style trophies -- excellent motivational tools for Varsity and first-year Novice participants.

Entries must be entered on Joy of Tournaments no later than Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. Please do not email, fax, or phone in entries – they will not be accepted in this manner.

Drops after Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. will incur a double drop fee assessed from the original entry fee. For more information on events, see the General Info/Fees tab.

For the duration of the tournament, our Concessions Stand will proudly serve:

For additional information, email us at:
We look forward to seeing you in FEBRUARY!

Adesuwa Omoruyi
Director of Forensics                                             
Alief Taylor High School


In response to the TFA amendment, Alief Taylor High School can and will NOT be held responsible for lost or damaged computers/laptops/tablets. Students must leave their computers/laptops/tablets in draw while they are in the competition room and students will not be allowed back into the draw room until extemp draw has been completed (if a student decides to use the devices during extemp draw).  Furthermore, Alief Taylor High School will not provide power sources for laptop use.   

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