Bushland High School

2022 — Bushland, TX/US

Hello all, 

We are excited to host the Falcon Classic this year!  We graciously welcome each and every one of you to attend our tournament.  We hope to provide a positive and exciting competition experience. 

We will be offering the following IE events:  Poetry & Prose(Reader’s choice), HI, DI, POI, OO, INFO, FX, DX, Impromptu, DUO, and DUET.

Entries are due by November 8th at 5:00 pm.  Drops must be registered before November 9th at 5:00 pm.  Entry fees are $12.00 for IEs, Duo, Duet, and Congress, and $15.00 for LD and CX. 


We will also be offering the following debate events: 

Lincoln Douglas:  TBD:  Current NSDA Topic

Cross-examination:  Resolved:  The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.


Congress will utilize the TFA docket: 

Prelims:  21-25

Finals:  26-30

The top three schools will be honored for overall sweepstakes.  The following is the sweepstakes formula: 

IE, DUO, DUET, Congress: 

1st - 12 points

2nd - 10 points

3rd - 8 points

4th - 6 points

5th-8th - 4 points 


12 -1st place

10 - 2nd place

8 - Semis


The Schedule will be as follows:

7:30-8:00 Registration

8:00 am - Rd 1 Pattern A, Rd 1 LD, CX, Congress Prelims

9:45 am - Rd 1 Pattern B

10:00 am - Rd  2 LD, CX

11:30 am - Rd 2 Pattern A

12:00 pm - Rd 3 LD, CX

1:15 pm - Rd 2 Pattern B, Congress Finals

2:30 pm - Semis LD, CX

3:00 pm - Finals Pattern A

4:00 pm - Finals LD

4:30 pm - Finals Pattern B, Finals CX


Pattern A - HI, DX, FX, Poetry, Duet, Impromptu

Pattern B - OO, INFO, DI, POI, Prose, Duo


We do not have many options nearby as far as food for competitors goes, so we will be offering a concession stand with snacks, drinks, and lunch.


Kelsey Vincent

Bushland Speech and Debate