North Catholic Invitational

2022 — Pittsburgh, PA/US

Congress LIVE

Abbreviation CON
Format Congress
Entry Fee $6.00
Overall Entry Limit 75
Entry Limit Per School 6
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

We will essentially be following the PHSSL rules for congress:
- calendar set by random draw by the parlis at the beginning of the first session - THIS CALENDAR MUST BE MAINTAINED!!!!
- first affirmative and first negative speeches have a mandatory two minute question period; all other speeches have a one minute question period -- NOT OPEN for amendment
- questioning is done in "direct question" fashion -- thirty seconds per questioner -- presiding officer keeps a separate recency tracking for questions -- NOT OPEN for amendment
- judges will rank the top nine students; parli will rank all the students