2019 Jack Howe Memorial Tournament

2019 — Long Beach, CA/US

World School Debate

Abbreviation WSD
Format World Schools Debate
Entry Fee $100.00
Overall Entry Limit 32
Entry Limit Per School 4
Entry Teams of between 3 and 5 competitors

Event Description:

Thank you for participating in World Schools Debate at the Jack Howe Invitational. This event will be held as a supplemental event starting Sunday at 1:00 pm. There will be 3 preliminary rounds followed by a final round. The preliminary rounds will use prepared motions and the final round will use an impromptu motion. The tournament will follow NSDA World Schools Debate Rules and Regulations. (https://www.speechanddebate.org/wp-content/uploads/USWSDI-Manual-2018-2019.pdf ) Teams will require 3 to 5 participants from the same institution. Teams should register their World Schools debate teams on Tabroom.com prior to the beginning of the tournament. Teams will be able to re register the specific individuals participating on their school’s World Schools debate teams once debate breaks are announced on Sunday. Specific World Schools Debate related questions can be directed to mmurray319@gmail.com .

All the best,

Michael Murray


Round 1:This House would tax all religious institutions.

Round 2:This House believes protecting global human rights ought to be valued above respecting national sovereignty.

Round 3: This House would cap the price of life-saving drugs.




USA World School Debate Invitational Manual/ Debate Rules/Procedures/ Protocols: https://www.speechanddebate.org/wp-content/uploads/USWSDI-Manual-2018-2019.pdf

World Schools Debate Instructional Video: https://www.speechanddebate.org/introduction-to-world-schools-debate/

Introduction to World Schools Debate Format: http://www.esu.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Introduction-to-World-Schools-format-guide.pdf

World Schools Debate Sample Case: http://www.mpsaz.org/mtnview/staff/mmhowellhaym/honors9eng/debate/files/-userdocs-publicdocs-wsd-samplecase-thwnegwter_1.pdf