Saturday, OCTOBER 5, 2019 at Stuyvesant High School 345 Chambers Street, NY, NY


CATEGORIES:  Declamation (Beginner and Advanced Levels) – Please note NOVICE SPEAKERS at the time of registration; Student Congress (PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER ANY CONTESTANTS IN CONGRESS if you did not meet the deadline for submission of bills.) 




Dramatic Performance

Duo Performance (Bindered)

Junior Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking

Junior Varsity Oral Interpretation (Prose)

Original Oratory

Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking

Varsity Oral Interpretation (Prose)


The Congress Bill Deadline will be Thursday, September 26th at 9:00pm.


Students in Declamation will compete together in pre-lim rounds.  The top 8 speakers, regardless of level, will advance to finals.  A separate final round will be held for eight of the next best Beginner Level dec’ers.


REGISTRATION: 9:00-9:30 on Saturday morning at Stuyvesat High School (Chambers Street).


LEGISLATION: You must submit up to 2 pieces of legislation for this tournament by Tuesday, September 25th. 


Legislation must be:

E-Mailed to



If you have not submitted legislation by the deadline, you will not be able to register speakers in Student Congress.


Bills will be finalized on Friday, September 27th  at 9:00pm. 


*** The bill packet is not finalized until it is noted on the WEB SITE. ***


PRE-REGISTRATION: The Pre-Registration Deadline is Thursday, October 3rd.


1.    Registration must be done on TABROOM.COM under Hugh McEvoy


The Number of Judges you will be providing



A) ONE qualified judge for every FIVE Declamation 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.




B) ONE judge if you are entering students in Congress.  Please try to provide a judge is familiar with the category and who could function as parliamentarian.



FEES: $6.00 per speaker from a member school.  Non-member registration will not be accepted.


LUNCH: Stuyvesant will provide very light refreshments for all judges.  Students should plan to bring lunch.


DROPS/ADDS: Call or text drops to (914) 649-8246 with drops as late on Friday night or Saturday Morning.


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

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

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


CONTACT INFORMATION: Please use the following Number Sparingly


Cell Phone – (914) 649-8246 – Use if you have trouble getting to the tournament or last minute drops

Please DO use this number if any problems arise on the morning of the contest.


I look forward to seeing you on the 5th at Stuyvesant!  Please feel free to call if you have any questions.




Charles J. Sloat

Tournament Director, NYCFL