NCFA 2019 Championship Tournament

2019 — Stockton, CA/US

Northern California Forensics Association

Spring Championship Tournament 2019


Hosted by University of the Pacific

Feb. 22-24, 2019


Friends and Colleagues,



On behalf of the Northern California Forensics Association and our executive board, I am pleased to invite you to our 2019 Spring Championship Tournament hosted by University of the Pacific from February 22-24, 2019. NCFA Champs is sanctioned by governing body of NCFA and the tournament shall be governed by the Constitution and By-Laws of NCFA unless otherwise specified in this invite or determined by the executive board. If there are any issues that cannot be solved, we invite members to petition the executive board for consideration. Issues that arise during the tournament will be referred to the Ombudsmen. We also encourage everyone to read the NCFA constitution, which outlines rules for the events and the tournament.[1]


The Spring Championship Tournament will be a full-service tournament, including; 11 individual events categories, Reader’s Theatre, and three forms of debate. We will have a novice and open division in all Individual Events’ and a novice, junior, and open division offered for all forms of debate.  This year we will be using Tabroom for all entries. All coaches, competitors, and judges should create a profile on prior to the start of the tournament. We will email detailed instructions on how to do this if you are unfamiliar. Registration will open Jan. 29 and will be open from Jan. 29, 2010-Feb. 20, 2019.  All entries are due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Drops and name changes may be made up until registration for competition. You must use the web entry system on to enter competitors and judges. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR OPEN DIVISION AND FULL COVERAGE FOR DEBATE, JUDGES MUST SUBMIT A JUDGING PARADIGM!


The NCFA Spring Business Meeting will take place in the evening on Saturday, February 23, during the first elimination round of parliamentary debate. Please inform me in advance if you cannot make it so we can arrange a proctor for your votes on any business. Any items for consideration as new business and to be voted on at the Spring Business meeting must be submitted for consideration at least 15 days in advance of the meeting for consideration by the body. Furthermore, please send along anything you might have for the business meeting.


Please email Steven Farias at if you have any questions. If you believe that you are not part of the NCFA list serve where we share a lot of pertinent tournament information please email Steve to be added, promptly.





Steven Farias                                                                                                                   

Tournament Director                                                                                                  

President, NCFA                                                                                                             

Director of Forensics, Univ. of the Pacific                                                          


[1] Please note: any unresolved issues or content or content that is contradictory between this tournament invite and the Constitution and/or its bylaws, the Constitution/Bylaws will ALWAYS take precedent.