TOC Releases List Of 2011-2012 Qualifying Tournaments

The Tournament of Champions has released the list of approved qualifying tournaments in policy debate for the 2011-2012 season. Changes reflected in this year’s list include:

  • Meadows (NV) moved up from semifinals to quarterfinals
  • Scranton (PA) moved up from finals to semifinals
  • Stanford (CA) moved down from quarterfinals to semifinals
  • Capitol Classic (MD) added to finals
  • Heritage Hall (OK) added to finals
  • Georgetown (DC) replaces Georgetown Day School
  • Crestian/Pine Crest (FL) replaces Florida Blue Key
  • Marquette (WI) removed

The complete list of approved qualifying tournaments for policy debate is below the fold.

AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER: Octafinals at the 2011 TOC (when competing with same partnership)

The following Policy debate tournaments are OCTAFINALS qualifiers for 2011-2012:
Berkeley (CA)
Blake (MN)
Emory University (GA)
Glenbrooks (IL)
Greenhill School (TX)
Harvard University (MA)
Montgomery Bell Academy (TN)
St. Mark’s School (TX)
University of Michigan (MI)

The following Policy debate tournaments are QUARTERFINALS qualifiers for 2011-2012:
Georgetown (DC)
Golden Desert (NV)
Grapevine (TX)
Lexington (MA)
Meadows (NV)
New Trier (IL)
Ohio Valley (KY)
University of Southern California (CA)
University of Texas at Austin (TX)
Wake Forest University (NC)

The following Policy debate tournaments are SEMIFINALS qualifiers for 2011-2012:
Alta (UT)
Bronx Science (NY)
Colleyville (TX)
Dowling (IA)
University of Georgia (GA)
Gonzaga (WA)
Homewood Flossmoor (formerly Maine East) (IL)
Houston-Memorial (TX)
Iowa Caucus (IA)
Lakeland (NY)
Scranton (PA)
Stanford (CA)
Valley (IA)

The following Policy debate tournaments are FINALS qualifiers for 2011-2012:
Arizona State (AZ)
Capitol Classic (MD)
Crestian (Pinecrest) (FL)
Fullerton (CA)
Heritage Hall (OK)
Kansas City Community College (KS)
La Costa Canyon (CA)
Long Beach (CA)
Omaha-Westside (NE)
Pennsbury (PA)
Samford University (AL)
Vestavia Hills (AL)
Whitman College (WA)

The following tournaments/awards are INELIGIBLE as qualifiers:

  • Any round-robin, summer institute, NFL, CFL, or state championship tournaments (even if conducted or hosted by schools/colleges/universities which host TOC-approved tournaments)
  • Any speaker award at any tournament (even if earned at TOC-approved tournaments)
  • Any tournament not on this approved tournament list unless added by the TOC Tournament Director.

2 thoughts on “TOC Releases List Of 2011-2012 Qualifying Tournaments

  1. Antonucci23

    If I'm counting correctly, that's a net addition of 4 bids, a small expansion of the policy division. Is that accurate?

  2. debater13

    Anyone know what they are going to do with the bids from Scranton? Also, why did they cancel it?

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