State Tournament

The 2023 TIFA Tournament will be held at Belmont University, in Nashville, TN on Saturday, February 18, and Sunday, February 19, 2023. Debate competition will be held on Saturday with all individual events taking place on Sunday. Competitors will be able to compete in both IE and NPDA or IPDA debate. The tournament will offer competition in all eleven AFA individual events as well as Radio Broadcasting.

The top two finalists in Persuasive Speaking will qualify to compete in the prestigious Interstate Oratory Association Championship held this year in Indiannoplisat the University of Texas at Austin.

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Hotel Accommodation Information

Below is a link to a list of hotels that Belmont University partners with. Ask for the “Belmont Rate” for 10-15% off when booking. Some hotels offer a free shuttle to campus as well.