The State tournament in 2018 will take place on April 14 (all day) in two adjoining schools:
- Paul Revere Middle School, 10502 Briar Forest, Houston 77042
- Walnut Bend Elementary, 10620 Briar Forest Dr. Houston, 77042
630 pm Award ceremony in the Paul Revere MS Auditorium.
We have compiled a lot of information to answer questions you may have, whether you are a Coach, Volunteer or Visitor. Please browse all the documentation provided and check again frequently as we will be updating these pages with links starting March 16.
Document updates will be listed here, right up until Tournament day.
04/02/18 - Pins, t-shirt and souvenir flyer.
04/05/18 - Mixer Flyer published.
04/07/18 - Team Schedule Published - v.3
04/08/18 - Visitor Flyer
04/08/18 - Tournament Information Packet ("TIP") - v.10
Info for visitors
Our tournaments are open to the public. We welcome family members, teams who have not advanced, prospective students, etc. Due to limitations with parking near the school, we strongly recommend that you carpool, or use the parking garage across the street. Please print your own materials one week before tournament as our printed resources are limited. This includes the team schedule and school competition maps (links below).
Info for coach & teams
Welcome to the TX State Tournament.
In addition to detailed documents we are compiling with preparation on-the-day tournament information, here is a quick set of answers to Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: When is my team competing?
A: The team schedule will be published about 10 days before tournament.
Q: Where is my team competing?
A: The tournament will take place in two adjoining schools. The Tournament Information Packet ("TIP") will outline all the information that you need to know. What happens, where, when, etc. Irrespective of venue location :
- All teams will check-in at Paul Revere.
- All teams will pick-up T-shirt pre-orders at Paul Revere.
- All teams will compete in spontaneous at Paul Revere.
- Everyone parks at Paul Revere, CityWest parking garage and Honeywell parking garage (that means you too).
There are no parking facilities at Walnut Bend. Drivers should offload team props and return to Paul Revere/ CityWest/Hooneywell to park.
Q: Can we watch the teams compete?
A: Family and friends are welcome to watch teams present their long term performance. Please ensure you are seated in time. Some venues will not allow doors to be opened during a performance. Teams and visitors are encouraged to watch other teams perform as well as other problems.
Caution to audience: Interacting with the team before or during performance could be interpreted as outside assistance.
No audience is allowed in the spontaneous tournament rooms.
Q: Who goes to the Awards Ceremony?
A: Due to fire code restrictions, only competing teams are invited to attend the Awards Ceremony, with their family & friends. This is a free event.
Q: Is your team having a good time?
A: On tournament day, we set-up a table in Paul Revere hallway with crafts. We ask that teams stop by in the morning to fill in a personal Thank You card for our volunteer judges.