New Experimental Event for 2017 State Tournament: Impromptu Storytelling

Since 2015, TIFA has begun implementing experimental events to its roster of competition.  While we are going to continue including Radio Broadcasting at the state tournament, 2017 will test a new event-  Impromptu Storytelling.  Here is a description of the event as taken from the Transylvania University’s tournament invitation: What is Impromptu Storytelling? – Students will have… Read More »

TN Student Places 6th at Interstate Oratorical Competition

The Interstate Oratorical Association held their 142nd national competition April 23-24.  Each year the top two competitors from the TN state tournament have a chance to compete at this prestigious tournament.  This year TN had a student represented in the final round of competition, placing 6th overall. Escarlet Escobar, a senior at Belmont University, presented… Read More »