The 36th Annual Klein High School Speech and Debate Tournament

2023 — Klein, TX/US

Tournament Letter

Dear Coaches,

On behalf of the Klein High School Speech and Debate Team, I would like to invite you to the 36th Klein High School Speech and Debate Tournament. This annual T.F.A. qualifier tournament will be held on September 22-23, 2023. This will be an IN-PERSON only event.

We will be offering the following events:

  • CX

  • Congressional Debate

  • Domestic Extemp*

  • Dramatic Interpretation*

  • Duet Acting

  • Foreign Extemp

  • Humorous Interpretation*

  • Duo

  • Informative*

  • LD*

  • Oratory*

  • World Schools

  • PF*

  • Poetry*

  • Program of Oral Interpretation

  • Prose*

(* also available for Novice; we reserve the right to collapse if the Novice events are too small)

We will not be using Novice topics. All divisions will use the Varsity topics. We will use the suggested Congress topics; Bills 16-20 for Prelims and 21-25 for Finals.

We will not break brackets. We will power match High Low within brackets for prelim rounds.

We will use the following Sweepstakes formula:

For IEs

1st - 15 points

2nd - 10 points

3rd - 5 points

4th - 4 points

5th - 3 points

6th - 2 points

7th - 1 points

For Debate

5 points per win

1 point per loss

All novice divisions earn half points

Registration can be done by accessing Entries will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Middle school teams are eligible to compete in our Novice divisions.

  • Registration opens August 21

  • New entries due by September 15

  • Judge registration due by September 20

  • Drops due by September 20

Please address payments/invoices to:

Klein High School Speech and Debate

Attn: Darren Frazee

16715 Stuebner Airline Rd.

Klein, TX 77379

We are looking forward to seeing you at our tournament.

Darren Frazee


Klein Speech and Debate Director, Tournament Director