PCFL Showcase Septober at The Hill School

2017 — Pottstown, PA/US

Hello PCFL moderators and welcome back to a new year.


Our first PFCL tournament of the season is scheduled for October 7, 2017. Special thanks to Mr. Joshua Schmidt for hosting us at the Hill School. This is a PCFL tournament for PCFL member schools. We will offer both varsity and junior varsity levels of competition.  Registration fees are $1 per student. 
Registration is via Tabroom.com and is due by 5pm on Thursday, October 5, 2017.  No exceptions! Remember that nuisance fines are in force this season.
This will be our first ever Showcase September event where we will be running mock rounds of each event featuring a seasoned competitor.  If you know that you have any experienced students competing at this tournament please email me.  We will need a student in each speech event and 2 teams/individuals for all 3 debate events. 




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


Lunch/Awards/Ballot Packets



*As this is our first year running this type of tournament the schedule may be subject to change.  The tabroom staff will do everything in our power to push things up as the opportunity arises.  We thank you in advance for your flexibility. 


Lincoln-Douglas Topics


Just a quick reminder that varsity will use the national September-October topic, while JV will use the novice national topic.


Congressional debate in both junior varsity and varsity will begin with bill #1.  Please send these bills in to by Sept. 18th.  We currently have 2 bills total.


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.


Drops and changes: 


Please report all changes or drops to Jeff Kahn on the day of the tournament before you arrive at (215-630-2678kahnjb@gmail.com).  


We look forward to seeing you at The Hill School.  Should you have any questions, please let me know.