2018 Westlake/Chaparral Star TFA Swing
Dates: 9/28/2018 - 9/29/2018


The Westlake and Chaparral Star Swing

TFA / NIETOC / Kentucky ToC Qualifying Tournaments

September 28th and 29th, 2018


Dear Colleagues,

The Speech and Debate Teams at Westlake High School and Chaparral Star Academy invite you to our swing tournaments held at Westlake HIgh School. Please join us on Friday, September 28, and Saturday, September 29, in beautiful Austin, Texas. We look forward to providing you with a unique, educational, and competitive atmosphere.

Some exciting aspects to our tournament include:

  • Both halves of the swing have NIETOC bids
  • Both halves of the swing have Kentucky ToC Speech bids
  • Individual Events (non-debate events) will be held on Saturday only
  • Pre-Released Novice Extemp. Topic Areas for prelims, semifinals, and finals
  • Lip Sync Contest! One entry per school - will take place right before the awards ceremony
  • We will use the Varsity LD topic for Novice LD
  • Novice Public Forum
We are offering the following TFA Qualifying Events:

Policy Debate                                      Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Public-Forum Debate                          Congressional Debate
International Extemp^                         United States Extemp^
Original Oratory*^                              Humorous Interpretation*^
Dramatic Interpretation*^                   Duo Interpretation*^
Duet Acting*                                       Informative Speaking*^
Program Oral Interpretation*^

* - denotes NIETOC bid event

^ - denotes Kentucky ToC bid event

We will also offer the following non-qualifying events:

Varsity Prose                                       Varsity Poetry
Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate        
Novice Public Forum Debate
Novice Extemp                                   Novice Prose

Novice Poetry                                     

All schools must use this website to enter participants. If you have any questions, please contact us.

We look forward to seeing you in September! 

Ali Slimi                                                                             Amanda Chen
Tournament Director                                                          Tournament Director

Yasmine Daghestani                                                           Jordyn Clayton
Tournament Director                                                          Tournament Director

Elise Little                                                                          Sara Herbowy
Tournament Director                                                          Tournament Director

Owen Robertson                                                                 Maddie Szoo
Tournament Director                                                          Tournament Director

Miles Dintzner                                                                    Kimber Hageman
Tournament Director                                                          Tournament Director

Joseph Uhler
                                                                       Frank Rivera                                   
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