Speech and Debate in North Carolina

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This is the official home of the Tarheel Forensic League (TFL) and is an information clearinghouse for North Carolina's high school speech and debate programs. You’ll find the North Carolina speech and debate tournament schedule, information about other organizations associated with speech and debate, as well as the TFL’s history, and detailed information leading up to the North Carolina state speech and debate championship tournament.

2018-2019 Speech and Debate Schedule (follow links for details and results)
Date Event
Sept. 14-15 Laird Lewis at Myers Park HS
Sept. 29 Pinecrest Open at Pinecrest HS
Oct. 6 DSDL #1 at Jack Britt HS
Oct. 13 Jimmy K. Poole Viking Classic at North Mecklenburg HS
Oct. 20 DSDL #2 at Eagle Open at William G. Enloe HS
Oct. 27 Queen City Invitational at Charlotte Catholic HS
Nov. 3 DSDL #3 at Cumberland Polytechnic HS
Nov. 3 Corona Rostrensis at Charlotte Latin School
Nov. 10 DSDL #4 at Cary HS
Nov. 17 Cougar Classic at Asheville HS
Dec. 1 Massey Hill HS
Dec. 8 Guilford County Challenge at Northwest Guilford HS
Jan. 19-20 Cavalier Invitational at Durham Academy
Feb. 2 DSDL #5 at Croatan HS
Feb. 9 DSDL #6 at Holly Springs HS
Feb. 23 Steven Davis Invitational at Ardrey Kell HS
Feb. 23 Carolina West District (Congress) at Ardrey Kell HS
March. 9 Grady Franklin Invitational at Chase HS
March. 16-17 Carolina West District (except Congress)
Apr. 6-7 TFL State Tournament at TBD