2019 Spring Woods High School Tournament
Dates: 11/1/2019 - 11/2/2019



TFA Qualifying Speech/Debate Tournament

NOVEMBER 1-2, 2019 

Dear Colleagues:

Due to construction on the Spring Woods campus, the tournament will be held at MEMORIAL HIGH  SCHOOL campus November 1st-2nd for its annual Roberto Orci Tiger Classic Speech and Debate Tournament.  We will be hosting all of the TFA qualifying events.  Please make all of your entries via this website. Make checks payable to Spring Woods HS Debate.


This year we are offering a TOC BID for all finalists in: FX, DX, OO, DI, HI, DUO, POE, PRO, INFO


PLEASE NOTE THAT DUET ACTING IS NOW A NIETOC BID and is an At-Large Event but we will use the TFA Rule for Time Keeping. Duet is now 10 minutes with 30 seconds grace.

We will offer Novice Events in

Extemp as well as Novice LD and PF.

We will be offering Varsity Individual Events as well as Duo Interp/Duet Acting, but will eliminate some novice events. We reserve the right to collapse events if necessary. In Congressional Debate, we will be using Direct Questioning in Finals & will use Bills from the TFA Fall Docket.

Prelims 1: 1,5,6,7,10

Prelims 2: 2,3,4,9,11

Semi-Finals: 8,12,13,15,24

Finals:  17,21,23,29,30

Direct Questioning will be used in Finals.  

A NOVICE is a first year speech/debate student for any novice event.

Novice LD and PF will use the same topic as Varsity LD and PF.

****Should a student decide to use a laptop in the prep area, students must leave their computers 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.) Furthermore, Spring Woods will not provide power sources for laptop use.

Please note that you will be charged for initial entries. 

Feel free to call or email me with any questions or concerns.

Spring Woods High School

2045 Gessner Houston, Tx 77080

School phone:  713-251-3100 ext 3180  School Fax: 713-251-3130

Vicky Beard’s Cell:  713-417-9726

Email:  victoria.beard@springbranchisd.com


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