Joy of Tournaments Software is Free for use at all Stoa Tournaments (Please consider a donation to Mr. Hinkle as noted below.)
- Joy of Tournaments is the only software available that can run an entire speech and debate tournament on a single software platform.
- Joy of Tournaments is used nationally at hundreds of Junior and Senior High School Competitions (such as the NFL - National Forensics League) and at University Speech and Debate Tournaments.
- Joy of Tournaments produces results that can be uploaded to Speechranks.
- Joy of Tournaments produces results in a spreadsheet format that can be distributed electronically for purposes of openness, transparency, and accountability.
Obtaining the Joy of Tournaments
- Joy of Tournaments, customized for Stoa, is available for use at all Stoa and NITOC-Modeled tournaments.
- Contact StoaTab@gmail.com for the Joy Install and Register document that contains the software authorization key and access to the full program.
- Please do not contact Joy of Tournaments for support, as all software support is performed by Stoa.
About the Author
- Brent Hinkle, author of Joy of Tournaments has made a very generous arrangement with Stoa Tab personnel for use of his software at all Stoa tournaments.
- Mr. Hinkle is Christian gentleman and computer programmer, with a heart for Christian homeschool forensics.
- Mr. Hinkle has worked extensively with Stoa Tab personnel to customize the software for use at Stoa tournaments.
- Mr. Hinkle has given of his own time to attend the first ever Stoa Tab Training workshop held Labor Day 2010, in Dallas, Texas.
Please consider a donation to Mr. Hinkle
- Stoa tournament administrators and Tab personnel are encouraged to make a donation from their tournament funds to help support Mr. Hinkle and thank him for the generous use of his excellent software.
- Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an invoice for your tournament and indicate the amount you would like to donate. The usual cost for the software is $125 per tournament. Many of Stoa's tournaments donate the full $125. Whatever you can donate will help Mr. Hinkle support his business, as this is what he does for a living.