NCFL 2020

2020 National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament 

May 23 – 24, 2020 | Chicago, IL

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

As a reminder, below are the event locations:
  • Hilton Chicago and Palmer House Hilton

2020 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, 2020. 
  • 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 reservations. After April 3rd, you will not be able to make any new reservations in your sub-block. However, you can still make modifications to existing reservations within your sub-block.After this date any unused rooms will be released, 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, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Deadline to assign rooms with names is April 3, 2020. 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 30th: 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 23, 2020.

    AFTER April 30th: 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 5TH 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



    Occupancy Increase (3+ Persons)


    Hilton Chicago

    0.56 Miles



       Self-Parking     $62/day   


    Palmer House Hilton

    0.00 Miles



    Self-Parking  $47/day   


    Distances noted are driving distance from Palmer House Hilton.
    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