TOC Announces Bid Levels for 2014-2015

Lexington , KY- The TOC has announced the bid levels for tournaments for the 2014-2015 season. This was found at https://ci.uky.edu/toc/ldqualifiers20142015.

AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER- Octafinals at the 2014 TOC

The following LD debate tournaments are OCTAFINAL qualifiers for 2014-2015:

Apple Valley (MN)
Berkeley (CA)
Bronx Science (NY)
Glenbrooks (IL)
Greenhill (TX)
Harvard (MA)
Harvard-Westlake (CA)
St. Mark’s (TX)
Valley (IA)

The following LD debate tournaments are QUARTERFINAL qualifiers for 2014-2015:

Alta (UT)
Blake (MN)
College Prep (CA)
Cypress Bay (formerly Pine Crest) (FL)
Emory (GA)
Lexington (MA)
Meadows (NV)
Presentation HS (CA)
Stanford (CA)
Sunvitational (University School) (FL)
Yale (CT)

The following LD debate tournaments are SEMIFINALS qualifiers for 2014-2015:

Beltway/Capitol Classic (MD)
Dowling Catholic (IA)
Golden Desert (NV)
Grapevine (TX)
Hendrick Hudson (NY)
Houston-Memorial (TX)
Iowa Caucus (IA)
Isidore Newman (LA)
Loyola (CA)
Princeton (NJ)
Strake Jesuit (TX)
University of Southern California (CA)
University of Texas (TX)

The following LD debate tournaments are FINALS qualifiers for 2014-2015:

SWSDI @ Mesquite HS (AZ)
Central Valley (WA)
Colleyville Heritage (TX)
Columbia (NY)
Federal Way (WA)
Florida Blue Key (FL)
Myers Park (NC)
Newark (NJ)
Notre Dame (CA)
Omaha Westside (NE)
Ridge (NJ)
Saint James (AL)
Scarsdale (NY)
University of Pennsylvania (PA)
University of Puget Sound (WA)
Vestavia Hills (AL)
Wake Forest (NC)
Whitman (WA)
Winston Churchill (TX)

  • guest

    Changes from last year:
    Berkeley- quarters to octos
    Houston Memorial- finals to semis
    Strake- finals to semis
    Myers Park- semis to finals
    University of Puget sound- semis to finals
    Loyola- finals to semis
    Notre Dame- finals
    Florida blue key- finals
    Central valley- finals
    Ohio valley- none
    Harvard westlake/vbt(archer) – two separate tournaments and bid levels..? Per: https://ci.uky.edu/toc/LDqualifyingtournaments2013-2014
    no idea if they combined or one tournament was eliminated

  • Axel Sarkissian

    What happened to VBT? Is that the Harvard-Westlake tournament listed?

    • sjadler

      Yeah, it is.

      • Axel Sarkissian

        Ah, thanks. What happened to the VBT designation? Are they dropping that moniker?

        • mcgin029

          …Yes.

  • Debate Justice

    about time ohio valley lost its bids