Speech Bid Tournaments 2021-22
Note - a best practices list will be posted in July that will be reviewed by the bid tournaments.
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.
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.
Chaparral Star Academy* (swing tournament)
Claremont (Woflpack Invitational)
Des Moines Roosevelt
Florida Blue Key
Jackrabbit Jamboree (AZ)
Jasper (formerly Parish Episcopal)
Kansas City Invitational (MO)
La Costa Canyon
Lewis and Clark
Morristown West's Chestnut Tree Invitation
Mullen HS (Colorado Cup)
New Mexico SDF
University of Alabama
University of Kentucky
University of Pennsylvania
University of Puget Sound
University of Texas
University of the Pacific
Westlake * (swing)