2017 Student Congress Legislation

The NCFL 2017 National Tournament Student Congress Legislation has been released.  There are three packets of legislationlinkoed below:  one for Prelims on Saturday; one for Semi-Finals on Sunday morning; and one for Finals on Sunday afternoon.

Chamber assignments will not be released until Friday afternoon, May 26, at On-Site Registration with the Diocesan League Directors.


2017 PF Debate Topic

By vote of the Local Diocesan League Directors the Public Forum Debate topic for the 2017 NCFL Grand National Tournament is Resolved:  US Law should make it illegal to publish classified information concerning the intelligence activities of the United States.


2018 L-D Debate Topic

By vote of the Local Diocesan League Directors the Lincoln-Douglas Debate topic for the 2018 NCFL Grand National Tournament is

Resolved: Bystanders have a moral obligation to act in the face of injustice


NCFL 2017 Extemporaneous Speaking Topic Areas

The Extemporaneous Speaking Topic Areas for NCFL 2017 Louisville are:
  • US Legal & Constitutional Issues
  • US Foreign Policy
  • US Economic Policy
  • Medicine, Science & Technology (International and Domestic)
  • Societal Values & Ethical Issues (International and Domestic)
  • Education (International and Domestic)
  • International Conflicts and Civil Unrest
  • Foreign Economics
  • Foreign Leaders


2017 Grand Nationals Hotel Information

NCFL 2017 Louisville hotel blocks open on Tuesday, January 17.  
  • The Headquarters Hotel is the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.  Diocesan League Registration, Mass, Postings Party, and Awards will be held here.  Student Congress will be held here on both Saturday and Sunday.  All Debate (LD, PF, and Policy) elimination rounds will be held here on Sunday. 
  • The Louisville Marriott Downtown and the Hyatt Regency Louisville will host all Speech elimination rounds on Sunday.


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