LAMAR HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE
Houston, Texas 77098
We welcome you to the penultimate tournament on January 25-26 at Lamar High School. We hope to help your students qualify for TFA State.
INDIVIDUAL EVENT FINALISTS WILL RECEIVE BIDS TO THE 2019 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.
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
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