Tuloso-Midway High School
Speech & Debate Tournament
2653 Mckinzie Rd
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
Phone: (361) 903-6700 ext:3145
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