Tall City Invitational
Speech & Debate Tournament
Midland Lee High School
October 19, 2019
The Midland Lee Rebel Debate Team invites you to attend our 2019 Tall City Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament on October 19, 2019. This will be a TFA qualifying tournament; all TFA rules will apply to all TFA events. Prose and Poetry will be Reader's Choice. LD Debate will use the Sept-Oct NSDA topic and have 4-minute prep time. PFD will use the Sept-Oct NSDA topic. CX will use the 2019-20 national topic and have 8-minute prep time. See Information Page for exact topics.
THIS IS A SINGLE-DAY TOURNAMENT.
WE WILL OFFER 3 PRELIM ROUNDS OF DEBATE, QF, SF, F. THERE ARE NO CROSS-ENTRIES FROM DEBATE EVENTS TO INDIVIDUAL EVENTS.
CONGRESS WILL BE FLIGHTED FOR TFA AND UIL DOCKETS. IF THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH ENTRIES WE WILL COMPILE THE FLIGHTS INTO THE TFA DOCKET. STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR BRINGING THEIR OWN DOCKET. INITIAL SESSION WILL BE 2-3 HOURS(12-20 STUDENTS / FLIGHT), FINAL SESSION WILL BE 2 HOURS.
WE WILL OFFER 2 PRELIM ROUND OF IEs, SF, F. EVENTS WITH 16 OR LESS ENTRIES WILL GO DIRECTLY TO FINALS.
You may register for this tournament using the Registration link at the top of this page. All entries are due by Monday, October 14, 2019. Entries may be closed in some events earlier than the deadline if we fill up. Drop fees will be assessed after 12:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17.
We will accept entries until our facilities are full, so get your entries in early to guarantee your spot.
The quality of our judging pool is in the hands of our attending schools. There is a judging requirement based on entries.
Debate - 1 judge per 4 entries ($75 missing judge fee)
IE Judge - 1 judge per 6 entries ($25 missing judge fee)
Congress Judge - 1 judge per 10 entries ($10 missing judge fee)
Debate entries do not allow for judges buyout, we will need coaches to judge or bring judges with them. IE's and Congress requirements can be bought out and local mercenary judges will be used in those slots.
Lee High School
Midland, TX 79707
(432) 689-1647 (fax)
Coach Wimberley - cell/text - 432-230-9995
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HOSTING YOU ON OCTOBER 19, 2019!
Midland Lee Speech & Debate Coach