Click here for a list of tournaments announcing intention to host World Schools debate (assuming qualifying numbers are entered).
Brian Darby has declared his candidacy for Region 4 Representative. Read his letter of intent here.
Ryan Hennessey has declared his candidacy for Region 4 Representative. Read his letter of intent here.
Lillian Adeyemi has declared her candidacy for TFA President. Read her letter of intent here.
Noah Recker has declared his candidacy for TFA Treasurer. Read his letter of intent here.
Collin Malinak has declared his candidacy for TFA President. Read his letter of intent here.
If you planning to submit an amendment at the annual TFA Business Meeting in October, the EC has provided an amendment form for you to use. Click here for the form.
If you are hosting World Schools debate at your IQT tournament, the World Schools committee has provide sample schedule for your reference. Click here to view the sample schedules.
The EC is accepting applications for the 2020-21 State Tournament Coordinator position. Deadline is August 1st. Click here to access the State Tournament Coordinator page for more details.
The Legislative Docket for Fall 2019 has been released. See the Congress Resources page to view.
The Executive Council has issued a statement regarding the co-champions in Policy Debate at the state tournament this year. Click here to read.
The purpose of the Texas Forensic Association is to bring about more effective cooperation among the members of the speech and theatre arts profession in the discharge of their special responsibilities in forensic and theatre activities;
to create a means of educating the general and professional publics to the important educational functions of forensics and theatre arts;
to make collective action possible on problems of common professional interest;
and, in general, to maintain and advance the ideals and standards of the speech and theatre arts profession.
The Texas Forensic Association shall promote the interests of interscholastic speech and theatre by encouraging a spirit of fellowship among participating students and teachers.
Activities viewed as central to the organization's function include debate, theatre, and competitive individual speaking events.
The membership of the organization has grown steadily each year with more than 420 professional members in the 1997-1998 Silver anniversary year.
The Association continues to set high standards and strive to meet new goals for the benefit of Texas Teachers and students. The model of the Texas Forensic Association has been recommended for other states where similar needs are felt.
Seven Lakes High School
S. F. Austin High School
Spring Woods High School
La Vernia High School
Tascosa High School
Lindale High School
Claudia Taylor "Ladybird" Johnson High School
Cy Fair ISD
Franklin High School
Hendrickson High School
Medina Valley ISD
Region 1: Heather Wallace-Weinette
Region 2: J. P. Fugler (Chair)
Region 3: Eric Pinon
Region 4: Dustin Kay
Region 5: Jennifer Adams
Region 1: Heather Goheen
Region 2: Kris Compton
Region 3: Frank Rivera
Region 4: Regina Wells
Region 5: Martin Mota
Region 1: Sami Womack
Region 2: Robert Shepard
Region 3: Brian Eanes (Chair)
Region 4: Courtney Coffman
Region 5: Israel Boswell
Region 1: Jonathan Robertson
Region 2: Dan Lingel
Region 3: Bryan Winn
Region 4: Paige Frost
Region 5: Christy Luna
Region 1: Ann Shofner
Region 2: David Huston
Region 3: Kandi King (Chair)
Region 4: Eloise Blair
Region 5: Billye Lucas
Region 1: Nathaniel Council (Chair)
Region 2: Neal White
Region 3: Gina Lozano
Region 4: Brian Alford
Region 5: Tim Haynes
Region 1: Louis Pachecho
Region 2: Matthew Stewart
Region 3: David Gardiner
Region 4: Greg McGee
Region 5: Craig Gilbert
Region 1: Mellessa Denny
Region 2: Eric Mears
Region 3: Colin Malinak
Region 4: Cecil Trent
Region 5: Kim Falco (Chair)
Region 1: Ryan Lovell
Region 2: Rory McKenzie
Region 3: Michelle Watkins
Region 4: Ryan Hennessey
Region 5: Yolanda Silva
Join us for our annual business meeting at the TSCA Convention in Amarillo on October 3-5, 2019.
As a TSCA interest group, our main business meeting is held at the annual TSCA Convention.
Membership in TSCA is open to any communication educator, communication student, communication consultant, or any individual interested in learning about the field of speech communication.
All levels of instruction and areas of interests are represented in the association. The rewards of membership in TSCA include updated professional awareness, networking with other professionals, and exposure to innovation, teaching methodologies, and scholarly works relevant to the discipline of speech communication.!
TFA is an interest group of TEXAS SPEECH COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION. To become a member of TFA, join TSCA and select TFA as one of your affiliated interest groups. The TSCA application for membership may be filled out online. As the last step of registration, you may either pay for your membership (using Square), or you may print out a copy of the completed membership application and send it along with appropriate payment to the TSCA Executive Secretary.
Deadline for membership is Janary 31 each year.
Schools intending to qualify for and compete at the State Tournament must join by January 31.
Schools hosting an IQT must either hold an institutional membership or have at least one educator who is an individual TSCA/TFA member.