SCFCA State Tournament

2023 — Newberry, SC/US

South Carolina Forensic Coaches Association

State Tournament

March 4, 2023

In Person at Newberry College, Newberry, SC

Coaches and Teams,

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2023 SCFCA State Tournament to be held in person on Saturday, March 4. The tournament will be Saturday only and will include 4 rounds of preliminary competition in all events followed by finals (in events that have large enough numbers). At the end of the tournament, placing students and state champions will be recognized as well as the top schools in 1A-5A divisions. We hope that each of you will make plans to take part in this end-of-the-season event!

Registration is in Tabroom at

The following events will be offered:

Lincoln-Douglas Debate (novice and varsity divisions if numbers warrant)

Public Forum Debate (open division)

Congressional Debate

Extemporaneous Speaking

Impromptu Speaking

Original Oratory

Informative Speaking

Expository Speaking

Declamation (9th and 10th grade only)

Dramatic Interpretation

Humorous Interpretation

Duo Interpretation

Children’s Literature

Novice Impromptu Speaking

Novice Reading (first year only)

Program Oral Interpretation




Final Registration – 8:00-8:45 am

Round 1 for all events – 9:00 am (Saturday)

Round 2 for all events – 11:00 am (Saturday)

Round 3 for all events – 1:00 pm (Saturday)

Round 4 for all events – 3:00 pm (Saturday)

Finals 5:00 pm – (Saturday)

Awards Program – Saturday 6:30 pm

Please read the posted invitation more details.

Looking forward to seeing you and your students at States!!

President: Ellen Oveson , Greenville Sr HS

Vice President: Dr. David Harpool, Newberry College

Treasurer: Coralie Watkins, Greenville Technical Charter

Tournament Manager: Gail Nicholas, Bob Jones Academy