UIL ESC 11 Congressional Debate

2023 — White Settlement, TX/US

The ESC 11 Congressional Debate tournament will be held on November 13, 2023. Teams are expected to register via both Tabroom.com AND the UIL Entry System. The registration deadline is 5:00 PM on November 3, 2023.

The cost of entry into this tournament is $250.00 per school. Any leftover funds from the meet will be reimbursed to participating schools at the conclusion of the tournament. Checks can be made out to:

Grandview ISD

ATTN: Justin Holland, Speech/Debate Coach

PO Box 310

Grandview, TX 76050

Schools are not obligated to provide a judge for this tournament. Judging contracts are available for interested parties. Contracts are for $175 for the day. Interested parties can contact Julian Erdmann at julian.t.erdmann@gmail.com for a contract.

The tournament will be held in person at the Region 11 Service Center - 1451 South Cherry Lane, White Settlement, TX 76108.

All participating competitors and judges must have an account on Tabroom.com. Additionally, their account must be synced to their school. This is CRUCIAL to help the meet run.

For information on how to make a tabroom account check out this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyTqMwhRJpo

For information on how to register for the tournament after creating an account is here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc3pdZi5WXM

Here is a video to help you link your students to their accounts:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YNrHUweRPA&feature=youtu.be

The schedule of the day is as follows:

9:00 - 12:30 - Morning Session/Prelims

1:30 - 5:00 - Afternoon Session/Finals

Awards will be given for the 1-6 finishers in each conference. Additionally, an outstanding presiding officer award will be given to one student in each conference. Awards will be distributed at the conclusion of the tournament.

The 2023 UIL ESC 11 Congressional Debate Committee is made up of TBD. This year's contest manager is Julian Erdmann. We are happy to help you with any questions or concerns that you might have.