Welcome to the home page for the 2020 SCJFL Practice Tournament tournament hosted by SCJFL on Mar 20-21, 2020 for Middle School students.

Status: Tournament Completed

2020 SCJFL Practice Tournament:

The COVID Invitational


On Saturday, March 21st, 2020 SCJFL will be hosting the 202 SCJFL SCJFL Practice Tournament: The COVID Invitational, and we hope that your school or organization will be joining us. 

Video Help Room: https://8x8.vc/SCJFLHelpRoom

Awards Stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Fk82-HGxxQ&feature=youtu.be 

Location: Your living room!


You may register competitors at: 


We will close entries on Friday. March 20th at noon, PST.


—Storytelling (5 min.)

—Informative (5 min., visual aids are permitted)

—Prose & Poetry (7 min.; uses a binder)

—Impromptu (7 min. bank)

Round 1 - abstract nouns

Round 2 - quotations

—Public Forum

Resolved: The United States should remove nearly all of its military presence in the Arab States of the Persian Gulf.

Students may enter only one event.  For a complete list of rules, please visit the SCJFL.org website and click on RULES & BY-LAWS.


$0 per individual entry. 

Please make checks payable to “Cash". 

Judge fee: $0 per uncovered slot (but we DO need judges, so please submit them)

Judging Requirements: 

Please remember that judge training is the responsibility of the school entering that judge.  While we will briefly recap some of the events, the majority of the training should be done by the school entering that judge. 

Updated Schedule as of March 18, 2020:

2:30 – Round 1

4:00 – Round 2

5:30 – Awards


Food & snacks will be available in the fridge and kitchen cabinets.  If food runs out in these areas, please proceed to the nearest grocery store (avoid fighting over a can of beans).

Postings will be texted or e-mailed, depending on your preference.  Please notify your coach which you prefer.

Rules: All rules can be found in the SCJFL by-laws at SCJFL.org

Tournament director: Robert Cannon - Wilshire Academy