CUSDC Carbon Combat

2018 — Price, UT/US

2018-2019 Central Utah Speech and Debate Circuit

Thank all of you for your interest in the CUSDC. This Circuit is meant to bring more and better speech and debate experiences to the students of Central Utah. Though all are invited to attend. The circuit will have cumulative awards at the end of year as well as awards for each tournament. Please read the entire invite for details on each tournament. The schedules and events for each tournament are the same the differences dates and locations. This year we are happy to be adding interps to our lineup of events. Look forward to seeing everyone at one, if not all, of our wonderful tournaments.

Thank you,

Jacob Neilson

CUSDC Director


Dates and Locations:

November 10, 2018 - Spartan Agoge @ Emery High School, CastleDale, Utah

December 8, 2018 - Carbon Combat @ Carbon High School, Price, Utah

January 12, 2018 - Templar Trials @ Manti High School, Manti, Utah

February 2, 2018 - WildCat-tentions @ Richfield High School, Richfield, Utah



IEs: Original Oratory, Impromptu Speaking, Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking, Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking, Duo Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, and Spontaneous Argumentation (Debate Format)

Debate: Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Policy Debate, and Student Congress.

Double Entry: May enter 2 IEs (except SpAr, FX, NX) and one debate in one event in each pattern Judges: 1 judge for every 6 IE entries 1 judge for every 4 Debate entries


Carbon Combat Topics: 

Policy: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States.

LD: Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.

PF: Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.

Congress Docket will be the Legislation from UDCA Congress Committee

SpAr Topics will come from local and national current events and issues

Extemp Topics will come from national and international current events and issues

Impromptu Topics will be themed 1st round of abstract, 2nd round famous/historical figures, 3rd round quotes. December -World Philosophy/Religion

The actual topics for SpAr, Extemp, and Impromptu will not be released prior to the tournament.


Fees: $15 school fee $4 per student per event $25 for each round missed by non-hired judge $25 drop fee after deadline

Food: Judges/Coaches- Snacks and Lunch on Saturday.

Students - Concessions will be available to purchase from the host school.

Schedule: Sat. 7:00-7:55 am Registration

8:00-9:55 am Debate Rd 1 (CX, LD, PF, SC)

10:00-11:25 am IE Rd 1 (HI, DI, Duo, NX, FX, IM, OO, SpAr)

11:30-1:25 pm Debate Rd 2 (Powermatched)

1:30-2:55 pm IE Rd 2

3:00-4:55 pm Debate Rd 3 (Powermatched)

5:00-6:25 pm IE Rd 3

6:45 pm Awards


Awards - Individual Tournaments: Medals will be given for 1st-3rd in each event. Team Trophies 1st-3rd

Awards - Circuit Trophies for 1st-3rd in each event Team Trophies 1st-3rd