NCFL 2017

2017 National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament 

May 26 – 28, 2017 | Louisville, KY

Welcome NCFL Grand National Tournament team contacts! NCFL has negotiated special discounted hotel room rates at a variety of Louisville properties. ConferenceDirect is the official housing bureau for the NCFL Grand National Tournament.

As a reminder, the below are the event locations:
  • Galt House will host Registration, Congress on Saturday, Congress and Debate on Sunday, and Awards.
  • Hyatt Regency Louisville and Louisville Marriott Downtown will host Speech on Sunday.

2017 Sub-Block Process:

  • Determine which hotel in the list below fits your team’s preferences. 
  • Complete and submit this online hotel sub-block request form by April 3, 2017. 
  • The housing bureau will confirm at which hotel your sub-block has been approved within three (3) business days.
  • The housing bureau will send further booking instructions within one (1) week.
  • Once your sub-block has been allocated, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with booking instructions on how to make your hotel reservation. After April 3rd, you will not be able to make any new reservations. However, you can still make modifications to existing reservations within your sub-block. Any unused rooms will be released on April 4th. After this date, if you need additional rooms added to your sub-block, please send an e-mail to
  • Please Note:

  • Hotel availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Hotel sub-block requests must be a minimum of six (6) rooms.
  • Deadline to submit a hotel sub-block request is April 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Deadline to assign rooms with names is April 3, 2017. After this date, any rooms not assigned to a valid name will be released from your sub-block.

  • Check Submission Information:

    Leagues/Teams may choose to guarantee reservations with a credit card or by check. Credit cards will not be charged in advance. Checks may include the first night’s room rate plus tax to hold the reservation or the expected full amount for all rooms for all nights. When sending check(s) for multiple rooms, please list the names corresponding to each reservation the check applies to. When paying by check, remember to bring a credit card or cash to the hotel to cover required deposit for incidental charges.

    BEFORE April 24th: Make all checks payable to NCFL / ConferenceDirect; and mail to 5600 Seventy-Seven Center Drive, Suite 240, Charlotte, NC 28217. CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED BY APRIL 24th, 2017.

    April 25th through May 3rd: Make all checks payable to the HOTEL and mail them directly to the HOTEL where your reservation is being held. Until the hotel has received your check, make sure you have guaranteed your reservation(s) with a credit card. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE SENT YOUR CHECK DIRECTLY TO THE HOTEL BY MAY 3RD TO ALLOW TIME FOR PROCESSING

    When mailing checks, be sure to include “NCFL” on the check, your completed check request form and attach your rooming list indicating the names corresponding to each reservation. 

    Hotel Name Distance (miles) Rates Parking

    Courtyard Downtown Louisville 

    0.30 $156 Self-Parking: $12 per night

    Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown 

    0.70 $179 Valet Only: $27 per night

    Fairfield Inn Louisville
    Downtown - SOLD OUT

    0.60 $159 Complimentary On-Site Parking
    The Galt House - SOLD OUT
    0.00 $145/$165 Self-Parking $15 per night
    Valet Parking $25 per night

    Hampton Inn Louisville Downtown - SOLD OUT

    0.60 $159 Self-Parking  $6 per night

    Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown - SOLD OUT

    0.90 $149 Self-Parking $16 per night
     Valet Parking $20 per night

    Hyatt Regency Louisville 0.50 $165 Self-Parking $13 per night
    Valet Parking $24 per night

    Louisville Marriott Downtown 0.60 $169 Self-Parking $27 per night
    Valet Parking $32 per night

    Springhill Suites Louisville Downtown 0.60 $169 On-Site Parking $15 per night 
    Off-Site Parking $10 per night

    Distances noted are driving distance from the Galt House Hotel.
    Rates do not increase with additional occupancy.
    The above quoted rates do not include tax and are subject to change without notice.
    All hotel reservations include complimentary Wi-Fi connections.

    * = Required Field

    For questions or assistance, please contact the NCFL Housing Bureau: 

    Phone: (855) 623-2118

    Support line is available Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. ET