Welcome to the home page for the 2024 Jannese Davidson Memorial Tournament tournament hosted by Concordia University Irvine on Jan 27-28, 2024 for College students.

Status: System shutdown (No new schools, changes, adds, or drops )

The Jannese Davidson Memorial Tournament is returning in 2024, offering all 11 traditional AFA/NFA speech events in two patterns, two single-person debate events (IPDA and NFA), and NPDA Debate. Students can enter a maximum of 3 speech events per pattern, and one debate event in each pattern. 

The tournament will be offered in-person, and without entry fees. However, there are no uncovered entries allowed. One speech judge can cover 5 slots per pattern, and one debate judge can cover 2 slots per pattern. 

The full tournament invitaiton will be available on October 1st. Please contact the tournament director with any questions.

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