Bushland High School Falcon Classic

2023 — Bushland, TX/US

Hello all,

We are excited to host the 2nd Falcon Classic this year! We graciously welcome each and every one of you to attend our tournament. We hope to provide a positive and exciting competition experience.

We will be offering the following IE events:

Poetry & Prose (Reader’s choice), HI, DI, POI, OO, INFO, FX, DX, Impromptu, DUO, and DUET

We will also be offering the following debate events:

Lincoln Douglas: TBD: Current NSDA Topic

Cross-examination: 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.

Congress will utilize the TFA docket:

Prelims: 21-25

Finals: 26-30

Entries are due by November 7th at 5:00 pm. Drops must be registered before November 8th at 5:00 pm. Entry fees are $12.00 for IEs, Duo, Duet, and Congress and $15.00 for LD and CX.

Due to the limited amount of options for lunch nearby, we will be offering a meal deal again for students this year. It will include a sausage wrap, bag of chips, and drink for $7.00. You will be able to pre-order these meals under the "Concessions" tab on our tournament website. Pre-orders must be submitted and finalized by Tuesday, November 7 at 4pm.

The top three schools will be honored for overall sweepstakes. The following is the sweepstakes formula:

IE, DUO, DUET, Congress:

1st - 12 points

2nd - 10 points

3rd - 8 points

4th - 6 points

5th-8th - 4 points


12 -1st place

10 - 2nd place

8 - Semis

The Schedule will be as follows:

7:30-8:00 Registration

8:00 am - Rd 1 Pattern A, Rd 1 LD, CX, Congress Prelims

9:45 am - Rd 1 Pattern B

10:00 am - Rd 2 LD, CX

11:30 am - Rd 2 Pattern A

12:00 pm - Rd 3 LD, CX

1:15 pm - Rd 2 Pattern B, Congress Finals

2:30 pm - Semis LD, CX

3:00 pm - Finals Pattern A

4:00 pm - Finals LD

4:30 pm - Finals Pattern B, Finals CX

Pattern A - HI, DX, FX, Poetry, Duet, Impromptu

Pattern B - OO, INFO, DI, POI, Prose, Duo

Please note that our school plans to participate in the TFA initiative that allows students from the host school to compete.

Kelsey Vincent

Bushland Speech and Debate