Athens TFA IQT

2024 — Athens, TX/US

The Athens High School Speech and Debate Team would like to invite you back to our full TFA tournament Friday November 15. We hope you’ll join us.

The details for the tournament:

Deadlines: The deadline to enter is Tuesday November 12 at 5:00 PM.. Drops for speech & debate events made after Wednesday, November 13th at 5:00 pm will result in the loss of your entry fee. Drops made the day of the tournament will result in a $100.00 drop fee.

Cross Entering: You may only enter one debate event. We would discourage students from entering Debate and the speaking events, but entering one debate event and one speaking event is permissible.Cross entering across the speaking events should be undertaken judiciously We will endeavor to protect cross entered students, but if a student is cross entered in three events or more, they should be recognize that there is some risk in that overexposure.

Judging: Each school will be required to provide reasonably qualified judges using this customary formula:

CX Debate: One judge per two teams or part thereof.

LD Debate: One judge per two entries or part thereof.

PFD: One Judge per two teams or part thereof.

Speaking Events: One judge for each 6 entries or part thereof.

Missing judges will incur a $200 fee.

Events Offered:

TFA Tournament: Policy debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Congressional Debate, Novice Congressional Debate, Novice CX, Novice LD, Novice PF, Novice CD. Domestic Extemp (DX), International Extemp, (IX), Novice Extemp (NX), Impromptu Speaking (Im), Original Oratory, (OO), Informative Speaking, (inf), Humorous Interpretation (HI), Dramatic Interpretation (DI), Program of Oral Interpretation (PoI), Duo Interpretation (Duo), and Duet Acting (DA).

Section A IEs - FX, DX, NX, Impromptu, HI, Duo, OO

Section B IEs - PO, PR, Info, DI, POI, Duet

Hospitality and student meals will be provided by our enthusiastic booster club, hope your hungry.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us. We are also available by email:

William Honea

Cell: 903-676-6848

Nicole Cornish

Cell: 903-570-4949


Will and Nicole