TFA State 2024

2024 — Houston, TX/US

Equity Concerns

Texas Forensic Association State Tournament

Tournament Equity Intake Form

E-mail the completed form to


Any tournament attendee who believes they have been harassed, discriminated against, or have other concerns regarding equity may complete this form to report the alleged violation. After a complainant submits this form, the Equity Officer may contact the individual complainant and conduct a discussion concerning the grievance(s) in the form, through Zoom or a similar platform. After the discussion, the Equity Officer will investigate the allegations in the form, including speaking to the parties involved and impacted. After the investigation is complete, the Equity Officer will make a referral to the Tournament Directors about the findings and recommended course(s) of action. All parties impacted will be notified of this decision upon its completion. *Please understand that we are working diligently to address all forms submitted and will get back to you with a decision as soon as we can.

While we do ask for name and contact information, those questions are optional and you can exclude that information if there is something you would like to report anonymously. That said, if you would like our Equity Office to follow up with you as part of the investigation, we need you to please include your full contact information. If no contact information is submitted no further communication will be a part of our process.

Equity Committee members will keep the information disclosed as confidential as possible. Please be aware: ethically, Equity Committee members are required to take appropriate action and notify authorities if students engage in behavior that presents a clear and imminent danger to themselves or others, in the case of known or suspected child abuse or neglect, or in the case of known or suspected sexual violence. All members of the Equity Committee are mandated reporters.

1. Your Name: (optional)

2. Your Email: (optional)

3. Your Phone Number: (optional)

4. Your School: (optional)

5. Are you a: ____ Student ____ Judge ____ Coach ____ Other

6. If you are a competitor, what is the name of your coach or supervising adult present at the tournament?

7. If you are a competitor, what is the phone number of your coach or supervising adult present at the tournament?

8. In which division, round, and event did this incident occur?

9. Please describe the incident/your area of concern.

10. Explain your requested remedy. (What would you ideally like to see us do to resolve the concern/incident?)