2023 — Pharr, TX/US

Due to low interp numbers, we are dissolving all interp events. CX, LD, DX, FX and Congress will still compete as planned. Our apologies to all schools. We hope to continue providing a quality tournament with all events next school year

PSJA Southwest HS Debate and Extemp TFA 2023

7:30 Registration—PLEASE check for adds and drops at this time

8:00 Round 1 CX and LD

9:30 Round 2 CX and LD/Session 1 of Congress

12:00 Extemp Draw Round 1

1:30 Extemp Draw Round 2

3:00 Round 3 CX and LD/Session 2 of Congress

5:30 Finals Extemp Draw

6:00 Start Debate Elimination Rounds

Rounds will be accelerated as much as possible.
We will break brackets in Debate.

CX will use the NSDA Topic: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase fiscal redistribution in the United States by adopting a federal jobs guarantee, expanding Social Security, and/or providing a basic income.

LD will use the Sept/Oct NSDA Topic: Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee the right to housing.

Congress will use the TFA Fall Docket--After TSCA Amendment on 10/13--docket for Congress will be:

Session 1: 26, 20, 17, 23

Session 2: 2, 15, 7, 10

(We are doing our best to make sure that the TFA Amendments are followed and will update if necessary! This includes that IQT host students have the opportunity to compete and advance at their own tournament.)