Campolindo Parli Tournament
2018 — Moraga, CA/US
RESOLUTIONS/TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE FOUND HERE: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Hwp2spOL-Rg3SjBlFe83sjRfcb1WQ8Mq2OKK0Pmevqg/edit?usp=sharing
Campolindo Parliamentary Tournament
October 20th, 2018
Hosted at Campolindo High School
300 Moraga Rd, Moraga, CA 94556
The Campolindo Debate Club invites you to participate in the first annual Campolindo Parliamentary Tournament on October 20th, 2018 at Campolindo High School. We are extremely excited to finally host a tournament since the club’s inception in 2012. We aim to provide a thrilling single day tournament with qualified parliamentary debate judges and riveting resolutions.
Update 10/18: All hired judges are guaranteed $120 for prelims. Those who judge elimination rounds will receive $150.
Registration will be held at the Library at 7:45. All judges/coaches AND debaters should report to the Library. A campus map can be found here.
The tournament plans to offer 5 preliminary rounds for both open and junior varsity division. The tournament reserves the right to adapt the schedule/tournament logistics as necessary.
All open division rounds will be adjudicated by individuals holding a background in high school and/or college parliamentary debate. Specific qualifications can be found below.
Following the conclusion of each round will be a constructive oral RFD of no more than 15 minutes in length, as well as disclosure of the victor. We aim to provide a unique educational experience for all participants.
The tournament will break to a semi-finals elimination round in both divisions. We will break brackets based on school affiliation. The tournament reserves the right to adapt the amount or structure of elimination rounds if required by tournament logistics. The tournament also reserves the right to collapse the open and junior varsity divisions if required by tournament logistics.
Casual attire is encouraged for students, although formal attire is equally welcome.
We will strive to move up topic announce start times if possible.
7:45 am: Check in/Registration
8:30 am: Round 1 Topic Announce
10:00 am: Round 2 Topic Announce
11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Lunch
12:30 pm: Round 3 Topic Announce
2:30 pm - Round 4 Topic Announce
4:30 pm - Round 5 Topic Announce
6:30 pm - Semifinals
8:30 pm - Finals
Entry Fee: $70
Uncovered Entry Fee: $150
Make checks out to “Campolindo Debate” and turn them in during registration. Cash will not be accepted. Personal checks are accepted. We will offer fee breaks to teams who have financial constraints on a case by case basis. Please email email@example.com to request a fee waiver. Teams who drop after Wednesday, October 17th will incur an additional $20 nuisance fee.
An adult chaperone must be present with each school during registration and throughout the duration of the tournament. There is a team cap of 5 per school per division with an overall tournament cap of 70 teams. We will move teams off the waitlist if space permits, on a first-come first-serve basis.
Division Qualifications: Both debaters in a JV entry may have at most two years of debate experience, including events other than parliamentary debate.
Each school will be required to provide 1 qualified judge for every two entries or less. A single open-qualified judge can cover both an open and a JV entry. Schools will be penalized $50 per round for every round that a school’s judge does not show up. Online ballots are required, so all judges must have a Tabroom account and submit a paradigm by the judging deadline on 10/17.
A qualified open division judge is at least a high school graduate/equivalent AND a coach, former open debater, and/or college debater. Experience in debate events outside of parliamentary debate is accepted, but judging experience in parliamentary debate specifically is preferred.
A qualified JV division judge may meet the open division judge requirements OR have had previous experience judging parliamentary debate. Parent judges with at least 1 year of judging experience are accepted.
Any questions about what characterizes a qualified judge should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.