McMillen Lions Den TFA NIETOC Congress IE Tournament
2023 — Murphy, TX/US
A: HI, PRO, DA, INFO, IMP, POI
B: DI, POE, DUO, OO, IX, DX
Students only entering IEs may enter up to 2 events in pattern A and 2 events in pattern B, but only 1 division of Extemp. Congress debaters may enter 1 event in pattern B (DI, POE, DUO, OO, IX, DX).
All events will accept entries until full at which time subsequent entries will be waitlisted.
Congress Entries--limit 6 per school
Prelims: 21, 23, 25, 27, 29
Finals: 22, 24, 26, 28, 30
Rules and Rounds Info:
All qualifying events will follow TFA rules. PRO/POE will follow TFA rules, but selections that fit either of the UIL categories will be allowed. IMP will follow NSDA rules (7 minutes combined prep and speak).
Speech events with fewer than 24 entries: 3 prelims, then finals
Speech events with 24 or more entries: 2 prelims, semis, finals
One judge for every 6 entries (per event) or portion thereof.
NO UNAFFILIATED/INDEPENDENT ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED.
AN ADULT CHAPERONE MUST BE IN ATTENDANCE AT ALL TIMES. A PARENT IS AN ACCEPTABLE CHAPERONE IF THEY HAVE SCHOOL DISTRICT AUTHORITY TO HANDLE EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.