2023 — Oxford, MS/US
JCFL District Qualifiers: Friday-Saturday, February 10-11, 2023
JCFL Moderator: Richard Younce (Jackson Preparatory School - firstname.lastname@example.org)
JCFL District Qualifiers Location: Oxford Middle School (222 Bramlett Blvd, Oxford, MS 38655)
Host School for JCFL District Qualifiers: Oxford High School (Ryne Bankston)
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: 11:59 PM on Monday, February 6, 2023
Only schools that have turned in a completed, NCFL “Data Card” form may register.
Only schools that have paid the $125 JCFL membership fee may compete.
Events at 2023 CFL District & National tournaments:
Lincoln Douglas Debate
Public Forum Debate
Dramatic Performance (“DP”) – must be either Dramatic Interp (“DI”) or Humorous Interp (“HI”) from a published source that can be authenticated
Extemporaneous Speaking (“Extemp”) – domestic and international topics will alternate rounds
Oral Interpretation of Literature (“OI”) – must have both prose and poetry from published source(s) that can be authenticated; prose and poetry rounds will alternate
Oratorical Declamation (“Dec”) – event is limited to Freshman and Sophomore students
Original Oratory (“OO”) – must be composed by the speaker; the number of words quoted from other authors must not exceed 150 and extensive paraphrasing of other sources is prohibited
Duo Interpretation of Literature (“Duo”) – must be from a published source that can be authenticated
ENTRY LIMITATIONS FOR THE 2023 JCFL DISTRICT TOURNAMENT:
Each school may register up to 40 total entries in debate and IEs combined. Congress is NOT
included in the 40-count.
Individual students may enter a total of three events, not including Congress.
For example, a student can do ONE debate (all on Friday) and TWO IEs (all on Saturday morning) … or NO Friday debate and up to THREE IE events on Saturday.
Any student may enter the Saturday afternoon Congress no matter what debate or IE events they are also entering – but the student MUST be registered for Congress by the Monday, February 6 deadline (no late adds into Congress).
Up to TWO, proposed bills for JCFL Congress may be submitted to the moderator of by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, January 31. The JCFL Congress packet will be available sometime Saturday, February 4.
PLEASE READ THIS INVITATION CAREFULLY AND CHECK www.ncfl.org FOR THE COMPLETE RULES OF EACH EVENT. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EACH COACH AND COMPETITOR TO READ AND FOLLOW THE RULES.