Lamar Texan Classic

2022 — NSDA Campus, TX/US

The Lamar Speech & Debate team welcomes you to the Lamar Texan Classic 2022 this year on January 27th through 29th, 2022. We are proud to serve as a Texas Forensic Association Invitational Qualifying Tournament and TOC bid tournament in Extemporaneous speaking.  We are committed to a quality tournament experience for students, coaches, and judges. As in past years, we will offer multiple sections for entries and a competitive experience for all contestants.

We are thrilled to have Ryan Nassif in our tabroom and Dr. Chellie Martinez as our judge coordinator. For those interested in paid judging contracts, please complete the paid judge form: 

Our volunteer judge form can be found here: 

Attention Parents, Judges, and Volunteers:
We must ensure that all our judges, both paid and volunteer, are background-checked through VIPS (our background check system). This must be completed each year, regardless if you’ve completed VIPS in previous years.

This requires two steps:  
(1)Orientation Training (
(2)Background Check Application (


Warm regards,

Greg Mayo,
office: 713-522-5960
cell: 281-468-5359
Director of Speech & Debate
Lamar High School