Dear Moderator,


It is my pleasure to invite you to attend the first NYCFL Tournament of the

2019 - 2020

school year.


The contest will be held on

Saturday, September 28, 2019


Regis High School


East 85th Street - between Madison and Park Avenues



This tournament is only open to NYCFL member schools




Vars. Extemp

JV Extemp (frosh/soph only)

Original Oratory

Vars. Prose Reading

JV Prose Reading (frosh/soph only)

Duo Interpretation of Literature (Binders are not optional.  They are required!!!!!)

Dramatic Performance



9:00 - 9:30 on Saturday morning at Regis.



The Pre-Registration Deadline is

Thursday, September 26th

at 9:00PM

Entries not received by this date CANNOT be accepted!!!



Registration must be done on TABROOM.COM under NYCFL FIRST REGIS




ONE qualified judge for every FIVE entries or fraction thereof.


A judge is qualified to judge at this tournament under NYCFL rules

If he or she is a college freshman or older;


is the coach of a program, OR has judged before, OR participated in forensics as a student.


Judges who are not qualified under these rules must attend one contest as an observer judge, and be registered with the Executive Committee as such. Observer judges do not count toward the quota of judges you must provide. Observer judges must arrive at the tournament with a copy of the League’s judging handbook and should have read it before hand.


A copy of the handbook (not in pamphlet form) can be found at:



$6.00 per speaker from a member school.

(NOTE: Each Duo team counts as TWO speakers for fee calculations).



Best three Extemp and OO, plus best three in Prose and/or Duo and/or DP (for this contest ONLY DP will be combined with Prose

and DUO.



Trophies and mugs to 8 finalists in each event.  Honorable Mention awards will be presented to top finishing “first year” competitors in JV Extemp and JV Prose Only.  First year students in Drama and Duo will not be noted.



Regis will provide lunch for all judges. Students should bring lunch with them, or be prepared to go out to one of the local delis.



DROPS can and SHOULD be made in TABROOM right up to 9am on Saturday morning.



1.    Drops after the registration deadline of 5 PM on THURSDAY do not alter your judging quota.

2.    Registration fees for drops on the morning of the contest must still be paid.

3.    There are NO ADDS after the pre-registration deadline has passed

4.    Please make all drops and name changes in TABROOM prior to Saturday morning.

5.    Call (914) 649-8246 with drops or to confirm registration by 9am on the morning of the tournament.



Warning: Cell Reception at Regis can be spotty


Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.




We will post a topic area list prior to the tournament!


I look forward to seeing you on Saturday, September 28th at Regis High School.


For questions on rules or other team issues contact the league President: Thomas Beck




Charles J. Sloat

NYCFL Tournament Director