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Speech Bid Tournaments

Speech Bid Tournaments 2020-21

To be fully qualified in any speech event a participant needs TWO bids.

Speech at large point system is remaining in place. The formula is going to be updated.

Bids are awarded based on the actual entries in a given event:

  • If 24 or fewer competitors enter, the top 3 receive bids. 
  • If 25 to 72 people compete, the top 7 finalists receive bids.
  • If 73 to 125 or more are in an event, the top 14 semifinalists receive bids
  • If 125 or more are in an event, the top 24 quarterfinalists receive bids.

NOTE--a bid in prose OR poetry counts towards qualification to the TOC in Oral Interpretation. 
 

 
Automatic Qualifiers 
NSDA National Championship Speech & Debate Tournament⏤all Semifinalists and Finalists automatically qualify for the next TOC.
NCFL Grand National⏤all Semifinalists and Finalists automatically qualify for the next TOC.
Previous TOC⏤all Finalists automatically qualify for the next TOC.

 
Bid Tournaments
Alief Taylor
Apple Valley
Arizona State
Arthur School
Beehive Bonanza
Bellaire
Berkeley
Bethel Park
Bradley University
Bronx Science
Cabot Classic
Chaparral Star Academy* (swing tournament)
Claremont (Woflpack Invitational) 
Clear Falls
Columbia
Cypress Bay
Cypress Creek
Cypress Fair
Cypress Woods
Des Moines Roosevelt
​Dobie
Dowling Catholic
Duke University
Durham Academy
Emory
Federal Way
Foley
Florida Blue Key
Fullerton Union
George Mason
George Washington
Glenbrooks
Grady
Grapevine
Har-Ber
Harvard
Holy Cross
Houston Lamar
Independent Winter Classic
Isidore Newman
Jackrabbit Jamboree (AZ)
James Logan
Jasper (formerly Parish Episcopal)
Katy Taylor
La Costa Canyon
Lewis and Clark
Lindale
Long Beach
Marshall
Morristown West's Chestnut Tree Invitation
Mountain View
Mullen HS (Colorado Cup)
Munster
Myers Park
Newton South
Nixa
North Allegheny
Nova Titan
Park Hill
Peninsula
Pennsbury
Plano West
Princeton
Ridge
Rowan County
Santa Clara University Dempsey-Cronin Invitational
Seattle Academy
Smoky Mountain 
Spring Woods
Southlake Carroll
St. Andrews
St. James
St. Mark's
Stanford
Sunvitational
Sylvania
University of Alabama
University of Kentucky
University of Pennsylvania
University of Puget Sound
University of Texas
University of the Pacific
Villiger
Western Kentucky
Westlake * (swing)
Winston Churchill
Wooster
Yale