Olle Owl Middle School Invitational

2024 — Houston, TX/US

Congressional Debate

Abbreviation CONG
Format Congress
Entry Fee $15.00
Overall Entry Limit 48
Entry Limit Per School 10
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 2024 docket:

Prelims: 11, 12, 15, 19 (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1eC2RoSK4fLCTlLad61vjGbUd_TBcYS6i/view?usp=sharing)

Finals: 3, 8, 14, 16 (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EaGZLHmKfZLF933SFjJynPD2tBXfSRvh/view?usp=sharing)

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.

*Entry fees for debate events include two slices of pizza per person on Friday night. Pizza will be served around 4:15 pm.