Memorial Spring Woods Swing in Memory of Cecil Trent

2022 — Houston, TX/US

General Information



Initial Entry Deadline 9/16/22 @ 3 pm or until our facilities are full

Drop Deadline 9/20/22 @5 pm (entry fees will be set at this time)

Debate Drops on the day of the Tournament/No-Shows in Debate will be charged triple drop fees!

All entries/drops/changes must be processed on this website.  Name changes may be done at registration.


·         Entries will be accepted on a first come-first served basis until our facility is full.

·         All events are automatically capped at 10 entries initially, but entries will be added from the waitlist swiftly until room limits are reached. I will try to send an update on room availability often. This is just a way to meter school entries. 

·         Only entries from a High School Diploma granting institution will be accepted. 



LD: Resolved: The United States ought to implement a single-payer universal healthcare system. (CLD & NLD will use the same topic)

PF: Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase its investment in high-speed rail. (CPF & NPF will use the same topic)

CX: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.

Direct Questioning will be used in Extemp Finals.

World School Topics:

Round 1: This House supports a cashless economy. 

Round 2: Impromptu topic

Round 3: This House would implement fairness doctrines on broadcast news media with significant audience reach.

Quarterfinals (If needed): This House believes that the environmental rights of future generations supersede the economic interests of current generations.

Semifinals: Impromptu topic

Finals: This House supports rent control legislation.


Congress will be using the Region 4 Scaffolding plan. There will be NO Semis due to swing schedule. 

Memorial Congress [Prelims: 21-25] [Finals: 26-30]

Spring Woods Congress [Prelims: 26-30] [Prelims: 21-25]

--There will no longer be a cap of 45 minutes for each legislation at this tournament.

       ----Internet will be allowed during all congress rounds.


Legislation can be found at