PCFL at Bishop McDevitt

2016 — PA/US

UPDATE 1/21/16: This tournament has been cancelled due to the pending weather event for our region. 


Dear PCFL Friends:


Our next PFCL tournament is scheduled for Friday, January 22, 2016. Special thanks to Ms. Lida KiaNoury for hosting us at Bishop McDevitt High School. This is a PCFL tournament for PCFL member schools. This is a PCFL minor tournament – we will offer only junior varsity levels of competition.  Registration fees are $1 per student.


Registration is via Tabroom.com and is due by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 20, 2016.  No exceptions!


Tentative Schedule




Round 1 Policy/Congress Session 1


Round 1 LD/PFD/Speech


Round 2 LD/PFD/Speech


Round 2 Policy/Congress Session 2


Round 3 LD/PFD/Speech


Dinner/Awards/Ballot Packets

Until approximately 7:30



Lincoln-Douglas will use the January-February national topic.  Public Forum will use the January national topic.



Congressional debate in the junior varsity house will start with bill number 3.



Each team is required to fulfill their judging quotas as follows:


  • One speech judge covers up to five speech/congress entries;
  • One Lincoln-Douglas judge covers up to two LD entries;
  • One policy judge covers up to two policy entries;
  • One public forum judge covers up to two PFD entries.


We look forward to seeing you at Bishop McDevitt.  Should you have any questions, please let me know.


Chris Berdnik

PCFL Vice-President