Welcome to 2024 The Davy Crockett Statesman's

Student Congress Debate Tournament!

We are so excited to offer this tournament again in conjunction with THEA's Rally Day celebrating Home Education at our State Capitol!

This year Student Congress will again be a ONE DAY EVENT, taking place in the afternoon on our Capitol Hill Rally & Reception Day, Tuesday, March 26th, following our morning Rally in our Capitol's House of Representative's Chamber!

Junior Varsity, ages 8-12, Student Congress will take place following the THEA Rally, in the in the Old Supreme Court Chamber on the Capitol's first floor.

Senior Varsity, ages 13-18, Student Congress rounds will take place following the THEA Rally, in the Senate & House of Representatives Chambers.

Both JV and SV will include a training portion to encourage students who are new to Student Congress. Follow the "Student Congress Overview: How Congress Work"s along with all the tabs on the left for more information.


Opens Monday, February 26th at 3:00 pm CST.
Closes on Friday, March 15th at 12:00 PM (Noon) CST.


Senior Varsity - $20.00
Junior Varsity - $15.00
or Per Family - $40.00
For the family fee, type in code FAMILY

Your registration is payable electronically though Stripe in the Registration process.


The morning Rally takes place in the House Chamber of our State Capitol. Student Congress takes place for the Senior Varsity in both the Senate & House Chambers (see pics above) & for Junior Varsity in the Legislative Lounge &/or the Old Supreme Court Chamber Chamber (see pics above) following our morning Rally & lunch.

The Chick-Fil-A Lunch for homeschoolers, must be pre-ordered at the link & is served in the Legislative Lounge with many tables & chairs for you to eat your lunch. All of the rooms used for the Rally, for Student Congress & for lunch, are located near each other on the 2nd Floor of the Capitol Building.

Capitol Address & Entry: 600 MLK, Jr. Blvd., Nashville, TN 37243.

The street-level entry doors are the dark square in this pic directly across from War Memorial Plaza. This entry opens at 8:00 AM into the South Motlow Tunnel where you go through security, then down the tunnel to the elevator and up to the 2nd Floor, location of the House & Senate Chambers & the Legislative Lounge, where HS lunch is served.

Students are required to check in at the Lobby outside the House Chamber TN State Capitol and attend the Rally Day program in the Chamber.

For more information, please contact Karen Rentschler, the Student Congress Tournament Director, at cctrallydaystudentcongress@gmail.com

For more info on our JV Student Congress, contact JV Student Congress Director, Margaret Myhre, at margarettant@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you there and sharing this great learning experience with you!