Winter Debate Tournament

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020​

12:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Hosted online, via Zoom

 

This tournament is geared towards students who are curious about debating competitively.

For $15.00*, students get to compete in 3 competitive debate rounds, in which they will be ranked based on their win/loss ratio and speaker points.

  • (*) This is a discounted price. The registration fee will go up to $25 on Nov 14, and to $35 on Nov 18.

Format

The format will be a modified version of SPAR, which will be similar to the format they've been using in class, although they will get a bit more preparation time. Students will receive information on this format in class, and we will prepare all students that compete in the weeks leading up to the class.

Students will receive their topic 15 minutes before their debate starts.

The speaking times are:

  • Topic Announced

  • Prep Period - 15 minutes

 

There is no preparation once the debate starts.

 

  • AC - 3 minutes

  • CX - 1.5 minutes

  • NC - 3.5 minutes

  • CX - 1.5 minutes

  • 1AR - 2 minutes

  • NR - 3 minutes

  • 2AR - 1.5 minutes

Awards

  • The winner of the tournament will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.

  • All students with a winning record will receive a certificate.

  • All Telegraph students that participate receive 125 points of Extra Credit in the class.

Tournament Schedule

  • 12:15 PM - Check-In and Announcements

  • 12:30 PM - Round 1

  • 2:30 PM - Round 2

  • 3:30 PM - Round 3

  • 5:00 PM - Awards

If you have any questions, feel free to use the Telegraph Chat, schedule a phone call, or email Natalie at natalie@telegraphsd.com.

For quick questions, feel free to email us!

Or, schedule a phone chat