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Debate and Speech

Resources & News for Maine District Tournament

Docket for Congressional Debate Download the Congressional Debate docket for the 2015 Maine District Tournament here. Topics for Extemporaneous Speaking Domestic Round 1 Congress Round 2 Economy Round 3 This Week in the News Foreign Round 1 ISIS Round 2 South America Round 3 This Week in the News World Schools Debate NSDA is piloting…
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Rescheduled dates for national qualifying tournaments

The NCFL National Qualifying Tournament has been rescheduled to 2/7. Registration closes 2/11 on Tabroom.com at 5 p.m. Qualifiers for Student Congress will be determined by participation and results of the Congressional Debate proceedings at the MFA State Tournament. Refer questions to the Maine Diocese Chair D’arcy Robinson of Poland High School. The NSDA Maine…
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States Postponed…again

We had several great years of State tournaments with great weather; we were due. The MFA State Tournament has been postponed again and is now rescheduled for Saturday, February 7. The venue remains the same (Lewiston High School). Keep an eye out for extended registration deadlines here and on Tabroom.com. As a result of pushing States…
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“Hey, Mom! I’m online!”

For the second year, NFHS Network will be back at the MFA State Tournament to stream select events and the awards ceremony. Like last year, there is a fee to view the tournament day-of, but we expect recordings to be posted some time in February or March. All the links to live streaming and archives…
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Docket for MFA State Tournament and NCFL National Qualifying Tournament

Click here to download the docket for the MFA State Tournament on January 24 and NCFL National Qualifying Tournament on January 31.

Registration open: Maine District Tournament

Attention NSDA-member schools: Registration is open for the District Tournament to be held on February 7 at Brunswick High School. Log into Joy of Tournaments with your NSDA/NFL credentials to register. Read the District Tournament Manual, event descriptions, and other important details at http://www.speechanddebate.org/ Registration closes at the end of January 30. Look here for more details…
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Invitation: NCFL National Qualifying Tournament @ Poland Regional High School

Updated 2/7 (Deadlines) To all NCFL-member Speech and Debate Coaches: The Maine Catholic Forensic League Diocese and Poland High School cordially invite all members of the Maine CFL organization to attend the National Qualifying Speech and Debate Tournament at Poland High School on Saturday, February 14, 2015. Please read through all the information in the invitation…
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Call for Nominations: Scholarship Awards

Another message from the secretary of the MFA, D’arcy Robinson: The MFA is soliciting nominations for student scholarship awards. There will be a scholarship in each of the three divisions: Speech, Debate, and Congressional Debate. We hope to announce the winners at the State Tournament. Coaches can nominate any worthy student. Write a short explanation…
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Call for Nominations: Coach and Judge of the Year

A message from the secretary of the MFA, D’arcy Robinson: It is that time of year again; we need to vote on a Coach of the Year and Judge of the Year. Coach of the Year For each candidate you choose to nominate, please write a short descriptor as to why the person deserves the…
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Docket for Cabin Fever Tournament @ York High School

Download the docket for the Cabin Fever Debate Tournament at York High School on January 17 here.