Lindale Fall TFA

2020 — Online, TX/US

 ***Please understand that we may have some things set up incorrectly in Tabroom.  If you are trying to enter and run into a problem, please email Rory McKenzie (email below) and he will work on fixing it.  We appreciate your grace and patience as we adjust to a new way of doing things!


            Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Lindale TFA Invitational Qualifying Tournament.  In addition to being a qualifier towards TFA State, we are pleased to offer qualification in all relevant events for the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions!  We are excited to be a qualifier in all relevant speech events as well as Congressional Debate for the Tournament of Champions held every year at the University of Kentucky.

            We are excited to venture into the world of online tournaments this year.  All individual events (sans extemporaneous speaking) will be asynchronous.  Video links will need to be submitted on by Tuesday, September 15, 2020 by 9pm.  Asynchronous prelims (multiple rounds) will run on Wednesday and Thursday will all ballots assigned due by Thursday at 6pm.  Semifinals will be asynchronous on Friday, with ballots due by 6pm.  Finals will be judged on Saturday.  Extemporaneous speaking will begin and end on Saturday (with two prelim rounds).  Congressional Debate will begin on Friday and finish Saturday.  Debate will begin on Friday and end on Saturday.  We are excited to offer every TFA speech and debate contest (sans World Schools), Prose, Poetry, and a slew of options for your novice competitors.

            Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have additional questions or concerns.

            Our students and I look forward to hosting you!


Rory McKenzie

Speech/Debate Coach

Classroom: (903) 881-4065

Fax: (903) 882-2813



JP Fugler

Speech/Debate Coach

Classroom: (903) 881-4085

Fax: (903) 882-2813



Zach Jones and Josh Smith

Speech and Debate Team Co-Captains