September 2021 Congress

The Fall FGCCFL Congress tournament will be held online (via NSDA Campus) on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The invitation is available through the tournament’s Tabroom page and below.

The Coaches’ Meeting will be held on Zoom concurrently with the tournament. Please see the invitation for more information.

2021-2022 Welcome

As we begin the new school year, here’s what you need to know:

Membership

Membership Fees for the 2021-2022 FGCCFL/NCFL season are $50.00 per school. The NCFL fees will be paid again this year by the FGCCFL league.

Fees are due no later than September 10, 2021. All checks must be made out to FGCCFL.

Please email both the FGCCFL membership form and the NCFL membership form to Dr. Terri St John at tessspeak@aol.com no later than Friday, 3 September. Checks should be sent to Paul Jannereth at the address on the invoice (below). Online payments may be made at the “Pay Invoice” link above.

Meetings

The Coaches’ Kick-Off meeting will be held Wednesday, 25 August, 4 PM via Zoom.  Look for an email from Paul Jannereth with the Zoom link and the agenda.  This is an important meeting. If you have agenda items, please email them to Dr. Terri St. John by Friday, August 13.

Tournaments

Please speak with your administration ASAP regarding hosting one of our tournaments. It is currently the opinion of the Board that considering the increase of Covid-19 cases, the first two tournaments (September and October) will be virtual.

Judge Instructions

Updated instructions for judges at FGCCFL Online Tournaments are now available for download. These instructions pertain to both NSDA Campus and Tabroom electronic ballots.

REMINDER: Judges must ensure that they have the necessary equipment, including camera, Chrome browser (Microsoft Edge is currently 100% compatible), and reliable internet connection.

Online Judge Training

Carrollwood Day School will offer both debate (LD with some PFD) and speech judge training online via Zoom on Saturday, October 3. Links and passwords for the two sessions are below:

Debate Judge TrainingSpeech Judge Training
10/3 at 9:00 a.m.10/3 at 11:00 a.m.
Zoom LinkZoom Link
Password: debate101Password: speech

Sessions will be recorded. Please contact Paul Jannereth for more information.