Lambert Forsyth County Tournament

2023 — Suwanee, GA/US

Novice Public Forum

Abbreviation NPF
Format Debate
Resolved: The United States federal government should forgive all federal student loan debt
Entry Fee $12.00
Entry Teams of between 1 and 2 competitors

Event Description:

This tournament is only open to Forsyth County High Schools (Alliance Academy for Innovation, Denmark, East Forsyth, Forsyth Central, Lambert, North Forsyth, South Forsyth, West Forsyth). It will be held in person on 12/9 at Lambert High School.


Events Offered

Debate: Novice, JV, and Varsity Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglas

NSDA – Nov/Dec Topic

Speech: Original Oratory, and Extemporaneous


Registration and Fees

$12 per entry.

Checks can be mailed or brought to registration. Make out checks to Lambert High School Speech and Debate

Mailing Address:

Lambert High School Speech and Debate

ATTN: Rachel Smirnov

805 Nichols Rd.

Suwanee, GA 30024


Judge Commitments

Participating schools must bring their own judges. We will not be providing hired judges. We encourage student judges for Novice and JV debates. JV and Varsity students can judge Novice debates, and Varsity students can judge JV debates. All Varsity judge commitments must be high school graduates.

Debate Events Judge Commitments (VPF, JVPF, NPF, LD) – One judge per two entries

Speech Events Judge Commitments (Extempt, OO) – One judge per three entries



Breakfast and lunch will be provided to judges and coaches but will not be offering concessions for competitors. There are lots of local options, and you are welcome to bring food to the event. There are vending machines around the school if students wish to purchase snacks or drinks.

Local Food Options within 1.5 miles:

- Publix, Dunkin, Riverside Pizza, McDonalds, Tequila Fiesta Taqueria, Zaxby’s, Indian Flavors Restaurant, Brunch at Peony


Tentative Schedule:

Debate + Original Oratory:

Check in 7:00-7:30

8:00 Round 1

9:30 Round 2

11:00 Round 3

12:30-2:00 Lunch

2:00-3:15 Eliminations

4:00 Awards


Check in 7:00-7:30

8:00 Extemporaneous Prep

8:30 Round 1

10:15-11:15 Round 2

12-1 Round 3

1:15-2:15 Lunch

2:45 - 3:45 Eliminations

4:00 Awards