Welcome to the home page for the 2022 Dahlin Invitational tournament hosted by Palomar College on Nov 11, 2022 for College students.

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September 13, 2022


Dear Colleagues,


The Palomar College Forensics Team is proud to announce the Ray Dahlin Invitational. This Individual Events and IPDA open-division tournament will be held Friday, November 11, at Grossmont College.

The Ray Dahlin Invitational will offer:

·      Two preliminary rounds of competition breaking to final rounds in the early evening.

·      Four rounds of IPDA with two elims to run concurrently with IE’s.

·      A swing tournament opportunity in conjunction with the Griffin Invitational to be held Saturday and Sunday.

·      An assortment of food for the judges and lunch provided for the students.

·      Sweepstakes trophies for the top three 4-year and 2-year schools. All finalists will receive awards. We will not be offering a novice division.

·      The “Patrick Mills” limited prep speaker award will be given to the top speaker in short prep.

·      Top IPDA award will be presented to the top speaker in IPDA.


We look forward to seeing you at the Ray Dahlin Invitational.


Palomar Coaching Staff


Tournament Schedule

Friday, November 11, 2022

9:30 AM              Registration – Student Center

9:45                     Extemp Draw

10:00-11:15          Round I: Pattern A, IPDA Round 1                      

11:15                   Extemp Draw

11:30-12:45          Round II: Pattern A, IPDA Round 2                     

12:45-1:15           Lunch Break

1:15-2:30              Round I: Pattern B, IPDA Round 3                      

2:30-3:45              Round II: Pattern B, IPDA Round 4

3:45                     Extemp Draw

4:00-5:15              Pattern A Finals, IPDA Elim 1                   

5:30-6:45              Pattern B Finals, IPDA Elim 2

7:00 or ASAP Awards Ceremony

Pattern A:             Extemp, Informative, Poetry, Prose, STE

Pattern B:             Impromptu, Duo, Persuasion, P.O.I, Drama, CA

Pattern C:             IPDA