Welcome to the home page for the 2021 Talk Hawk Invitational tournament hosted by Las Positas College on Feb 12-14, 2021 for College students.

Status: Tournament Completed

13th Annual Talk Hawk Invitational

February 12-14, 2021



Awards Sunday Feb. 14th 6:00pm PST


 PASSWORD - 217665



Talk Hawk Invitational Raffle


Hi everyone! We’re so excited to have you all join us at the 2021 Tawk Hawk Invitational! We want to thank you all so much for coming and hope you’re having a great time! Throughout the tournament weekend, we are going to be giving out some amazing prizes to competitors in our raffle. Below you can find the links to the announcement videos to see if you’re one of our lucky winners. Check in the video description for an email to claim your prize and we will send it with your team’s winnings from this tournament! 


Congrats to our raffle winners!!


Talk Hawk Invitational Day 1:

Raffle 1

Raffle 2

Raffle 3

Raffle 4


Day 2:

Raffle 1

Raffle 2

Raffle 3

Raffle 4


Talk Hawk Invitational Day 3:

Raffle 1

Raffle 2

Raffle 3

Raffle 4


How to redeem your prizeCheck in the description of the YouTube video to find the email brennan317@gmail.com. Either the winner or a member from their team may email to claim your mystery prize!!! Your prize will be sent with the rest of your team’s winnings from the tournament.


Awards Sunday Feb. 14th 6:00pm PST


 PASSWORD - 217665


Judge Lounge and Judge Standby Roomhttps://8x8.vc/TalkHawkJudgesStandbyRoom

EXTEMP PREP HERE: https://8x8.vc/TalkHawkIPDAExtempPrep

NPDA Topic Announce: https://8x8.vc/TalkHawkParliTopic

Student Loungehttps://8x8.vc/TalkHawkStudentLounge

Help Roomhttps://8x8.vc/TalkHawkHelp

You can also Text for help:

·         Host: Natalie Kellner (925) 759-8449

·         Registration & Fees: Tim Heisler (209) 765-7260

·         Debate: Ryan Guy (951) 237-8711

·         IE: Jim Dobson (510) 384-9525


Sample Ballot: Try out a sample ballot ahead of time.

Team Room: You can create your own room. Begin with https://8x8.vc/  Add your team name bestschoolever: Add a 10 digit random number https://8x8.vc/bestschoolever3650976386  This room will be live for you to use all season.


Notes: (Please share with students, judges, and coaches)

If you are having connection issues

1. Use a different browser (Chrome works best). Make sure you are in ONLY One room at a time.

2. Reboot your computer.

3. Make sure your mic, camera, and speaker settings are operational.

4. If you are using a tablet or phone us the 8x8meet APP instead of a browser.

5. Test your internet. You need a minimum of 6mbps. https://www.speedtest.net

6. Seek help in the help room.

Empty Room: If you or one of your students is sitting ALONE AND ONTIME in an empty 8x8 room, something is wrong. Jump into the Help Room.

Judges Please Accept Your Ballot Immediately After Being Notified: Once you receive the email or text with your ballot, please accept the ballot. That way the tab room knows you will be there to judge the round.  

Observers:  In order to avoid "8x8 bombing" we cannot post the competition room URLs publicly.  Once emails (for the postings/rounds) go out, competitors and coaches can share their room-link with teammates, friends, and family.  Guests are welcome to observe. Observers should turn their mic off.


NPDA Breaks

Advancing Teams (in alphabetical order) 

San Francisco State University GL JE & MR,

University of the Pacific DF AG & DP, 

University of the Pacific DF ET & ZR, 

University of the Pacific DF GG & AS, 

University of the Pacific DF JR & TS, 


University of the Pacific DF PP & MR,