2020 Tuloso-Midway High School TFA/NIETOC Tournament
Dates: 1/18/2020

Tuloso-Midway High School

Speech & Debate Tournament

2653 Mckinzie Rd

Corpus Christi, TX 78410

Phone: (361) 903-6700 ext:3145

Dear Coaches:

The Tuloso-Midway Speech & Debate program is pleased to invite you to their TFA / NIETOC Qualifying Tournament to be held  January 18, 2020. We are looking forward to presenting students with a challenging and highly rewarding tournament experience. Along with great competition your students will enjoy this year's photo wall, highlight video, and an award ceremony that is sure to motivate novice and veterans alike.


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 Mrs. Tasha Jones.


NIETOC bids are gained at the following levels:

0-19 contestants = FIRST PLACE BID

20-34 contestants = FIRST, SECOND & THIRD PLACE BIDS

35-50 contestants = FINAL ROUND BIDS

51-70 contestants = SEMIFINAL ROUND BIDS

71-99 contestants = QUARTERFINAL ROUND BIDS


100 + contestants = OCTAFINAL ROUND BIDS


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 Oratory, POI, Informative

Section C:  Dramatic Interp, Prose, Novice Prose, Duet

Section D: CX, LD, PF, CD

Students may only enter 1 extemp division. Students may not cross enter in Section A or C, 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 in section D.


All Entries are due Tuesday January 16th at 5pm.


Entry Fees will be calculated on Thursday January 16th @ 5:00pm. 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).


Please make all substitutions and changes via the website. Any changes that need to be made after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday may be emailed to TJones@tmisd.us Payment of fees are due at registration. Checks should be made out to Tuloso Midway Speech & Debate.


Judging fees will be determined on Thursday January 16th @ 5pm. 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:

1 judge for every 2 CX teams or portion there of / $75 fee
1 judge for every 4 PF, LD and Congress entries or portion there of / $75 fee
1 judge for every 12 IE, DUO, Duet & Congress entries or portion there of / $50 fee


We look forward to a great tournament!



Tasha K. Jones


361-903-6700 X3145


Lyn Esquivel 






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