The Shamrock at Holy Trinity CHS

2024 — Temple, TX/US

"I choose to bring my students to Holy Trinity Catholic High School because the tournaments are efficiently run,
lower cost,and in a hospitable atmosphere that promotes positive relationships between coaches and teams."

--Cathleen Ferose, Round Rock Christian Academy, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 TAPPS Academic 3A State Champions

The Eighth Annual


UIL District/TAPPS State Warm-Up Tournament

Holy Trinity Catholic High School

6608 Adams Avenue
Temple, Texas 76501
(254) 771-0787

The Celtic Forensic and Academic Competition Team invite you to participate in our spring tournament in preparation for the upcoming TAPPS State Meet and for the UIL District and Regional competitions.

Tournament Date: March 22-23, 2024
Sign-Up Deadline: March 18, 2024

Drop Deadline:March 20, 2024
Notify us of drops as soon as possible.

MOST UIL and TAPPS Speech and most Academic Events will be offered.

Debate will be Friday night. Everything else will take place Saturday.

We offerLOW ENTRY FEES, at least two rounds of competition GUARANTEED for each speech event, and
recognition for the top six in each event.

Tournament Director: Chris Mosmeyer,

Location: Holy Trinity Catholic High School,6608 West Adams Avenue, Temple, Texas.

Click here for a Map. Also, check out the Location tab for directions.

Deadline:Your entry becomes final at 4:30 p.m. on March 20. Entry fee must be paid for all entries finalized at that time. Any drops after that willl still be charged.

Entries: Overall space in each event is limited. If the event is full, please put your students on the wait list. We will do everything we can to make sure they are able to compete. Enter early to guarantee your spot.Schools are NOT limited in how many students they want to enter.

Prose/Poetry: Reader's Choice all rounds. Documentation will not be checked.

Cross Entries: Students may enter events that are scheduled at the same time. However, STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING SURE THEY DO NOT MISS ANY ROUNDS. Students who cross enter between speech and academic events should do speech first and will not have their testing period extended.

Judges: Schools should provide one judge for every four LD Debaters or part thereof, one judge for every six Speech entries, and one grader/monitor for every academic category they enter. Judge fees will be assessed for missing judges. One judge can cover both LD and Speech.

Meals: We will have some concessions available during the day. There are also several fast-food restaurants within very short driving distance of the school.