Robert D Clark Invitational at University of Oregon

2018 — OR/US

Upon arrival, please accompany your students directly to the EMU Ballroom and register across the hall in EMU Oak. EMU staff and our own designee will patrol the EMU to ensure that students congregate in the EMU Ballroom

This tournament will use the March Public Forum topic: Resolved: On balance, the current Authorization for Use of Military Force gives too much power to the president.

and the March/April LD topic: Resolved: The United States ought to provide a universal basic income.

Congress Legislation can be uploaded to this google folder: http://tinyurl.com/ClarkCongress18. Please upload legislation by February 11. A packet will be posted on February 12.

Dear colleagues, competitors, and friends,

Oregon Forensics invites you to the 2018 Robert D. Clark Invitational on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene. The tournament is Saturday, February 17 and Sunday, February 18, 2018. We are again based in the beautiful Erb Memorial Union and Ameena Amdahl-Mason is again directing our tab room.

Please register on TabRoom.com.

The 2018 Robert D. Clark Invitational offers:

 All OSAA events, following all OSAA rules

 Two-day schedule

 Catered coaches’ lounge

 Debate: Policy, Parliamentary, Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglas

 Pattern A: Extemp, Duo, ELL, Oratory, Expos, ADS, Poetry

 Pattern B: Impromptu, HI, DI, Radio, Prose

For the most recent schedule and updated information visit the tournament website: https://forensics.uoregon.edu/clark2018/

Students attending the Clark Invitational should return for our summer institute from July 21-August 4 2018. Housed in the state-of-the-art Global Scholars Hall, we offer an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for success in debate, individual events and, beginning in 2018, Model UN and mock trial.

Welcome to 2018 Robert D. Clark Invitational!

 

 

Trond Jacobsen, Ph.D.

Director of Forensics

Robert D. Clark Honors College

University of Oregon

 

SATURDAY, February 17, 2017          STUDENTS MUST CONGREGATE IN EMU BALLROOM          

7:00am

Registration in EMU Oak

 

8:30am

Extemp Draw and prep in EMU Maple

 

9:00am

Pattern A Round 1

9:00 am Congress Preliminary Session

10:30am

Pattern B Round 1

 

12:00pm

Debate Round 1

12:00 am – 3:00 pm Congress Session 1

2:00pm

Pattern A Round 2

 

3:30pm

Debate Round 2

 

5:00 pm

Pattern B Round 2

 

6:30 pm

Debate Round 3

 

SUNDAY, February 18, 2017               STUDENTS MUST CONGREGATE IN EMU BALLROOM          

8:00am

Pattern A Round 3 (draw at 7:30)

8:00 am-11:00 am Congress Session 2

9:30 am

Debate Round 4

 

11:00am

Pattern B Round 3

 

12:30pm

Debate Round 5

 

2:30 pm

IE Finals

 

4:00pm

Debate Semifinals

4:00 pm- 6:00 pm Super Congress

6:00 pm

Awards                        EMU Ballroom

 

ASAP

Debate Finals