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Category: Announcements

Debate and Speech

New tournament for 2017-2018 calendar

Kailey Smith, coach at Lawrence High School, is please to add a Speech-ony tournament on November 4, 2017. Keep an eye out for her invitation.

Middle school tournament announced

The 2017 Middle School Tournament will be hosted at Falmouth High School the afternoon of June 8. Full invitation and registration site coming soon!

MFA Coaches Meeting Confirmed

Join us May 12, 2017 at Lewiston High School 8:30 a.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. for the MFA Coaches Meeting. Details agenda will be published when available.

12/17 Tournament @ Lewistion HS CANCELED

Based upon the latest weather reports, Lewiston High School has canceled the tournament scheduled for December 17. Lewiston will host a speech-only meet on January 14 to complement the debate-and-Congress only tournament in York.

Changes to Speech events for 2016-2017 season

Per motions passed at the Fall 2016 Coaches Meeting (see minutes), a ballot was distributed to the member coaches of the Maine Forensic Association. Twenty schools voted. For each proposal that passed, the secretary will update documentation accordingly with respective moderators. Below are the proposals and results: Proposal 1: I approve adding the proposed language to the State…
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Call for nominations: Scholarships and Of the Year

Greetings! It is that time of year again-time to collect nominations for the Coach of the Year Judge of the Year Student Scholarships Remember that the scholarships are awarded in each major category—Speech, Debate and Congress—so that a school can nominate in all of the categories. Date for submissions is Jan. 13. Email nominations to [email protected]. Ballots…
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Kennebunk tournament canceled

Sadly, due to unforeseen facilities issues, Kennebunk has decided to cancel their November 21 tournament. Please refer to the tournament calendar and Congress deadlines for updates.

Welcome to the 2015-2016 Tournament Season

If you’ve already clicked around the web site, you’ll notice that some of the upcoming season details are live: Tournament calendar Extemp topics Updated by-laws Downloadable forms for paying membership dues Updated officers and moderators and committee members Check back often for tournament invitations, announcements, and more updates (like deadlines for submitting Congress bills and…
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Congratulations, You’re Going to Ft. Lauderdale!

The following students are qualifiers and alternates for the 2015 National Catholic Forensic League in Fort Lauderdale, Florida over Memorial Day weekend. Qualifiers were determined at the NCFL National Qualifying Tournament at Poland Regional High School on February 14 and MFA State Tournament at Lewiston High School on February 7 (Student Congress only). There were…
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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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