2021 Season Updates and Onsite Tournament Protocols


Who do I contact if I have problems with my account?
If you have problems with your username, password, or NCFCA dashboard, please contact the NCFCA Office at Office@NCFCA.org.


What does it mean to affiliate with NCFCA?
To affiliate with NCFCA is to join NCFCA through our paid affiliation process which supports our mission. We have 4 types of affiliation (family, coach, alumni, and supporter). For information regarding affiliation, contact us at Office@NCFCA.org.


Who do I contact if I have tournament registration questions?
If you have questions about a tournament registration, contact the NCFCA Registrar at Registrar@NCFCA.org.


Is there a minimum number of speeches in which I must compete?
No. There is no minimum number of speeches required.


What debate events does NCFCA offer?
NCFCA offers Team Policy or Lincoln-Douglas Value Debate at all qualifying tournaments. Additionally, Moot Court is offered at most national-level qualifying tournaments.


Do we have to affiliate with both NCFCA and join a club to compete in NCFCA competition?
No. All that is required to compete in NCFCA qualifying competition is that your family is an affiliate in good standing with NCFCA. Some families find it beneficial to also be part of a local club that joins together to learn and prepare for NCFCA competition.


How many days long is a typical tournament?
Typical qualifying tournaments are 3 days long with a short check-in process the evening before the first day of competition. The schedule for each tournament will be posted on the Tournaments page.


Where can I find the speech and debate rules?
The rules for all events are available in the Resource Library under the Resource tab on the website.


Can I get a refund if I have a scheduling conflict after I register?
No. Your registration is your commitment to attend the tournament. Look ahead in your calendar to confirm that you are available before registering. If you are unsure of your attendance, you should wait until you are certain before registering.


Where can I find detailed information about competitions?
The League Handbook is posted in the Resource Library under Resources. This document contains detailed information about all facets of NCFCA competition. If you have additional questions, email the Director of Forensics at DirOfForensics@NCFCA.org.