Northern Wisconsin District Tournament

2019 — WI/US

Northern Wisconsin District Qualifier

for the 2019 National Tournament
Debate
Marquette University High School
Milwaukee, WI
Sat 1/5 Sat 1/5 LD CX PF
Congress
Fond du Lac Public Library
Fri 3/29 Fri 3/29 HOU
Individual Events
West Bend East/West High School
West Bend, WI
Sat 3/30 Sat 3/30 DI DUO HI INF IX OO POI USX

Congress information for March 28, 2019

Congress coaches, please note: all Participating students MUST BE NSDA MEMBERS ON OR BEFORE March 20, 2019. 

 

NSDA membership fees must be paid to the NSDA on or before the morning of the competition. Please be sure to get your points recorded, and send the fees.  Note that these are separate from the entry fees for the qualifying tournament. 

  

Be sure to download, print, and sign the School Consent Form and Single Entry letters under the "NSDA Forms" tab.  You must bring these with you to the tournament.  There is no need to send the forms in advance.

 

Legislation must be submitted to John Rademacher, jrademacher@madison.k12.wi.us, no later than Friday, March 22.  

 

Location: Fond du Lac Public Library, 32 Sheboygan St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935, Eugene McLane Meeting Room.

 

The first session will begin at 9:30 AM

 

Speech information for March 29, 2019

Forensic coaches, please note: all Participating students MUST BE NSDA MEMBERS ON OR BEFORE March 20, 2019. 

 

NSDA membership fees must be paid to the NSDA on or before the morning of the competition. Please be sure to get your points recorded, and send the fees.  Note that these are separate from the entry fees for the qualifying tournament. 

  

Be sure to download, print, and sign the School Consent Form and Single Entry letters under the "NSDA Forms" tab.  You must bring these with you to the tournament.  There is no need to send the forms in advance.

 

Note rule differences for NSDA Events:

*All events have a 30-second grace period.

*Informative Speaking is a 10-minute event that allows visual aids.

*In Extemporaneous Speaking, use of notecards is prohibited.

*Review the publishing requirements for Dramatic Interp, Duo Interp, Humorous Interp, and Program Oral Interpretation.  NSDA rules are very strict about what constitutes a published work for these categories. 

*Bring copies of literature used in these events in case there is a challenge.  Please also bring a list of all sources used in Program Oral Interp to insure they meet NSDA requirements.  You can only list one source when you enter this event in tabroom.  

 

Schedule:

 

8:00 to 8:30 phone registration 

9:00 – Round 1

10:30 – Round 2

Lunch

12:45 – Round 3

2:30 – Round 4

4:00 – Round 5 (if needed)

        

*** All schedules are tentative and may be adjusted based on judge availability, progress of each event, and other unforeseen factors ***


Fees: $10 per entry for all events except Duo, which is $15 per duo. Any uncovered judging obligations will be billed at a rate of $125 per judge. 

Please make checks payable to:  Northern Wisconsin NSDA. 

Send payments to: John Rademacher, 145 Pine View Dr, Madison, WI 53704 or bring check on tournament day.

If your school requests it, here is the W-9 form: Northern Wisconsin NSDA W-9

(Please note, the address to which checks are to be sent has changed from previous years.  Be sure to update the records with your school's business office.)

Judges: 1 judge for every 4 entries. NSDA rules require the use of 3 judge panels for all rounds once 8 or fewer competitors remain, requiring higher judge needs compared to the average tournament. If additional judges are available, please bring them. They will either be hired by the tournament or can be used to off-set any fees owed by your school.

Please make sure your judges are aware of all rule differences as listed above. 

 

Location: West Bend High School, 1305 E Decorah Rd, West Bend, WI 53095