CC Carroll High School TFA Tournament

2021 — Corpus Christi, TX/US

Carroll High School Speech & Debate invites you to our annual

CC Carroll High School TFA Tournament

"Welcome to the Jungle"

The tournament will take place IN-PERSON on Saturday, October 23rd at Mary Carroll HS in Corpus Christi, TX. This will be a ONE DAY tournament.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT BY REGISTERING FOR THIS TOURNAMENT YOU AND YOUR SCHOOL ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING STIPULATIONS FOR THIS IN PERSON TOURNAMENT. FAILURE TO COMPLY COULD RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM THE TOURNAMENT!

1.     Masks – Competitors and sponsors are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to wear masks when not competing.

 

2.     Social Distancing – Every effort will be made to provide adequate social distancing for schools. We will do our best to section off areas of the cafeteria for schools. If space allows we can provide individual classrooms for schools to gather in. It expected of schools to stay in their designated areas when not competing.

 

3.     Schools should not bring students that are COVID positive. Schools should also not bring students that have exhibited COVID symptoms within 7 days of the tournament.

 

4.     Although not required by TEA, if a student does contract COVID after the tournament, the school should contact Brandon Besse (CC Carroll Coach) so that appropriate contact tracing can be performed.

 

5.     Meals – We will be having a concession stand available throughout the day. We will do our best to secure a Food Truck, but coaches/sponsors should expect to acquire meals from the restaurants in the campus vicinity. A hospitality room will be provided for coaches and judges only. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.

 

6.     There should be a school-approved chaperone with students at all times.

 

7.     Cross-Entries – Extempers can cross-enter in another debate other than CX.

8.  Debate Topics - LD & CX will be using the NSDA Topic for October. Congress will be using the Fall TFA Docket. Prelims will use 11-20 & Finals will use 1-10.

Your school must have an adult sponsor/judge to be available at all times for all tournament times/rounds to judge and provide support for the tournament if/when needed.

We are excited about hosting our Texas Forensic Association Individual Qualifying Tournament. We look forward to providing a safe and exciting educational experience for all those involved!

 

Sincerely,

Brandon Besse

Theatre Arts Director ~ Speech/Debate Coach

Mary Carroll High School

5301 Weber Rd. Corpus Christi, TX 78411

 

brandon.besse@ccisd.us