Olle Owl Middle School Invitational

2023 — Houston, TX/US

Congressional Debate

Abbreviation CONG
Format Congress
Entry Fee $12.00
Overall Entry Limit 40
Entry Limit Per School 8
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

We will follow the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) rules for Congressional Debate.

The docket will consist of the following items from the Texas Forensic Association Spring 2023 docket:


Prelims: 5, 7, 8, 15

Finals: 16, 17, 26, 27

In accordance with TFA rules, ...

  • Time for debate per legislation item should last no more than one-third of a session’s floor time. If action has not been taken on the legislation by that time, an immediate vote shall be taken.

  • Students cannot suspend the rules to extend questioning.