Welcome to the home page for the 2021 PSCFA Cool-Off tournament hosted by Maricopa Speech & Debate on May 1-2, 2021 for College students.

Status: Accepting Entries

Important Notes: 

* Double entry is not permitted at the Cool-Off 

Novice and rookie definitions for this tournament.

A. Rookie
A student with no previous competitive experience in debate or individual events at any level.
B. Novice
1. Novice Debate: A team comprised of debaters, neither of whom has
participated in more than two semesters of debate and/or participated in elimination rounds at three or more debate tournaments or won any medal at CCCFA or Phi Rho Pi or won an elimination round award at the NPDA, CEDA or NDT National Championship Tournaments or any national championship tournament
2. Novice Individual Event: A student who has not won a trophy (1st, 2nd, or 3rd) in an event in which a final round occurs or a Gold /Silver/Bronze at CCCFA or Phi Rho Pi. (Readers Theatre and Oral Interpretation shall be considered similar events)


  • Fri 03/26/21 12:00 pm Pacific
    Start registration (schools can begin registering competitors and judges)
  • Wed 04/28/21 6:00 pm Pacific
    Drops only (no new entries or changes allowed)
  • Thu 04/29/21 12:00 am Mountain
    Close registration (schools can not edit their registration)