2019 Harlingen High School TFA/NIETOC
Dates: 10/19/2019

Harlingen High School

“Cardinal Country Rodeo”

TFA and NIETOC Qualifier

 1701 Lozano St

Harlingen, TX 78550
Phone: (956) 427-3600 ext: 1145



The Harlingen High School Speech Team is searching for Cowboys and Cowgirls to join in at our 9thannual Cardinal Country Rodeo to be held on October 19, 2019! For the first year, along with being a TFA invitation, we will now be a NIETOC Qualifier! We are excited about the schedule of events, level of competition and quality judging we will have. We hope you can attend.

IMPORTANT: This year, we will be hosting our tournament at Dr. Abraham Cano Freshman Academy! 

Please note that we are having a ONE DAY TOURNAMENT. Please use this website for all tournament entries. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. 

Cross entries are allowed, but do understand that cross entries are at your own risk. 

Section A:  Humorous Interp, Poetry, Novice Poetry and Duo Interp
Section B:  Foreign, Domestic, and Novice Extemp, Original Oration, Impromptu, and Program Oral Interp
Section C:  Dramatic Interp, Prose, Novice Prose, Duet and Informative 
Section D: VCX, NLD, VLD, CD

Students may only enter extemp division. Students may not cross enter in Section A, if in debate.  All other cross entries are at the discretion of student and coach with the knowledge that rounds will not be held due to Cross-entry. Students may enter only one debate event and Student Congress in section D. 

All Entries are due by Friday October 11th 2019.
The website will remain open until Friday, October 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Please make all substitutions and changes via the website. Any changes that need to be made after 4:00 p.m. on Friday may be emailed to 

Payment of fees are due at registration. Checks should be made out to Harlingen High School

Entry Fees will be calculated on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 4:00pm. Drops after this time will result in the loss of entry fees. Drops on the day of the tournament will be $50.00 for all events. (Please substitute students to avoid this fee)

Judging fees will be determined on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 4:00pm. The fee for each missing IE judge is $50.00. Each missing debate judge will be charged $75.00. The judging requirement will be figured as follows: 

CX:  One Judge per 3 teams
LD, NLD:   One judge per 6 entries
IE, DUET, DUO, Student Congress:  One judge per 10 entries

We look forward to seeing you!

Tournament Hosts                                                      Tournament Director

Christopher Esparza & Carissa Salinas                        Christopher Smith


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