Coaches, students, and judges should familiarize themselves with the Online Tournament Guidance posted below. This guidance explains how Tabroom and NSDA Campus work at an online tournament and offers specific suggestions for particular events. (Judges may also want to review the Electronic Balloting Guide, also linked below.)
The invitation for FGCCFL All Events 2, to be held October 14 at Hillsborough High School, has been posted to Tabroom (fgccfl2.tabroom.com) and below.
The registration deadline for this tournament is 9:00 pm on Thursday, October 5. Congress legislation is also due at this time; early submission is encouraged.
New Judge Training
At this tournament only, FGCCFL will conduct new judge training during the morning rounds. Trainee judges will then shadow other registered judges in the afternoon rounds. Coaches will register their trainees in Tabroom (under “Judges in Training”), and these participants will pay a $10 host/lunch fee.
At this tournament only, novice students will have the opportunity to observe rounds to learn about different events and to see what happens at a forensics tournament. Observers will pay a $10 host/lunch fee. They will be assigned to watch four rounds in different events on a space-available basis; they are expected to adhere to the Code of Conduct and may not flow or take notes during rounds.
The final Student Congress docket and seating charts for the Fall Congress (September 9 @ Pine View) have been posted to Tabroom and are available below.
The final docket consists of nine student-drafted items and three supplemental items. All student submissions that complied with the League’s requirements were placed on the docket.
The initial docket for the Fall Congress (September 9 @ Pine View) is now available on Tabroom and below.
Due to Hurricane Idalia, the registration deadline for the Fall Congress has been extended to 9:00 pm on Monday, September 4. A final docket will be published the following day with any additional or repaired legislation submitted to the League.
To help new Presiding Officers as the first Congress of the year approaches, FGCCFL has produced a PO script for beginners, linked below and on the Congress page. The script should be used alongside the FGCCFL Student Congress Manual.
Welcome to the 2023-2024 competitive season!
Please find below the invitation to the Congress (-Only) Tournament & ALL Coaches Fall Meeting to be held at Pine View School on Saturday, September 9, 2023. Registration is now open on Tabroom and closes at 9pm on Thursday, August 31. Legislation templates can be downloaded from the Congress page on this site.
Any Coaches not bringing any Congress entries that day are still expected to be in attendance for the Coaches Meeting. The league will be purchasing coaches’ lunches that day. Read the invitation in its entirety and contact Jym Froelich if you have any questions or issues with the details of the event.
Excited to kick off the new year with you all!
The FGCCFL Student Congress Manual has been updated to Revision 23.08.
This revision reflects the four-session, one-Scorer-per-round format to be used at FGCCFL tournaments in 2023-2024. The new manual also includes a form for amendments to legislation; the form may be downloaded separately below.
See the Membership link above for more information. The deadline for submission of forms and payment of fees is September 23.