Topeka West Forensics Invitational

2020 — Topeka, KS/US





Dear Coach:


The Topeka West High School Forensics squad would like to invite you and your squad to compete at our tournament on February 21-22, 2020.


We will be offering the following events on Friday: Public Forum Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate and Student Congress will be held on Friday only. 


We will be offering the following events on Saturday:  Original Oration, Informative 10, Domestic Extemp., International Extemp., Humorous Interp., Dramatic Interp., Duo Interp, Prose, Poetry, POI, and Impromptu 


Sweepstakes will be based on your top 20 across all SPEECH EVENTS.


The top six in LD, and PFD will receive medals after 4 rounds of power matched competition.  The top six competitors in Individual Events will advance to finals and receive medals for their placement.  The top six senators and representatives will also receive medals, and gavels will be given to the outstanding presiding officers in each chamber.  The top two schools in sweepstakes points will receive trophies. 


For additional information about the tournament, call Matt Baer at (785) 845-0283



Matt Baer                                           

Director of Forensics

Topeka West High School

2001 Fairlawn

Topeka, KS 66604                                       









Tentative Schedule:


Friday, February 21


Registration: 3:00




Session 1 - 3:30 - 5:15

Session 2 - 5:30 - 7:00




Rd 1 - 3:30

Rd 2 - 4:30

Rd 3 - 5:30

Rd 4 - 6:30


Saturday, February 22

Rd 1 – 8:30

Rd 2 – 10:15

Rd 3 – 12:00 

Finals – 2:30

Awards - ASAP