Red Rock Classic
2018 — Moab, UT/US
Red Rock Classic 2018:
Nightmare Before Christmas Edition!
Grand County High School welcomes all competitors for this fun, two-day tournament before Winter Break!
We will be celebrating the classic film, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, as our theme this year.
Students may enter in both Debate and IEs; Double-entry allowed in each IE Pattern, except for
Extemporaneous Speaking and Parli. We are happy to offer Parliamentary Debate this year in the IE patterns!
Please see rules/procedures we will use on the tournament homepage on tabroom.
Debate Events: Lincoln-Douglas, Public Forum, Policy, Congressional Debate
IE Pattern A: Informative, Impromptu, POI, Duo, Storytelling, Parli
IE Pattern B: Oratory, HI, DI, Extemp (Combined), Spar
Topics: LD - November/December Topic
PF - November/December Topic
Congress - UDCA Legislation
Extemp - Combination of National and International each round
Impromptu - 1st round words/names, 2nd round quotations, 3rd round questions. Blend of random,
current events, and theme-appropriate topics.
SpAr - Each round will have a blend of lighthearted, serious, and theme-appropriate resolutions.
3:00-5:00 DEBATE ROUND 1 3:00-5:30 Congress Session 1
5:00-7:00 DEBATE ROUND 2 6:00-8:30 Congress Session 2
7:00-9:00 DEBATE ROUND 3
8:00-9:30 IE Pattern A Rd 1
9:30-11:00 IE Pattern B Rd 1
11:00-12:30 IE Pattern A Rd 2
1:00-2:30 IE Pattern B Rd 2
2:30-4:00 IE Pattern A Rd 3
4:00-5:30 IE Pattern B Rd 3
Awards at 6:00
Fees & Judging: $15 per school per day and $4.00 per student per event per day. 1 judge for every 6 IEs per pattern, and 1 judge for every 4 debates
Food: Concessions will sell snacks and dinner on Friday until 8:00 pm; Breakfast, snacks, and lunch on Saturday until 3:00 pm. Meals and snacks will be provided to judges and coaches.
Room Use: Please remind students to respect all school property and return desks, chairs, etc. to where they were originally.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place competitors in all events. All other finalists will receive certificates. Awesome, unique trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams in overall sweepstakes.
Location: Grand County High School
608 South 400 East
Moab, UT 84532
Suggested Hotels: Big Horn Lodge
550 S Main St, Moab, UT 84532
Red Stone Inn
535 S Main St, Moab, UT 84532