UHSAA 2A State Championship

2019 — Beaver, UT/US

State Championship Information:

Information will be updated regularly as everything get's scheduled. Info on hotels near BHS will be coming, or check online in order to make reservations. 

Event Registration: Remember that SPAR will be listed as a Debate Event.

 Students may enter Lincoln Douglas, Public Forum, Spontaneous Argumentation, or Student Congress and  one other individual event on both the regional and state levels.


Judges will be offered $30/Friday and $50/Saturday. They will be paid through your school, then you will be reimbursed by UHSAA. Please make sure that the Tournament Director has your judge and school information so that reimbursements can be sent out promptly. Here are the State rules regarding judges:

Schools who fail to supply their allotted judges will be fined $100.00 per judge. A.   Schools are required to supply the following qualified judges:

1.  One judge for one to two debate teams

2.  Two judges for three debate teams

3.  One judge for one to four I.E. contestants

4.  Two judges for five to eight I.E. contestants

5.  One judge for one to three L.D. contestants

6.    One judge for one to three Public Forum teams

7.    A full slate is required to bring a minimum of six judges.

B.  Each judge must be available for assignments one round beyond the elimination of all students from  that school. All judges must be available for all rounds held prior to the awards assembly. Each school must have  one L.D. judge, one Public Forum and one Policy judge with entries in L.D., Public Forum or Policy available for  elimination rounds.  Failure to abide these rules will result in a penalty fine of $25.

Late Drops Schools who drop contestants on the day of the state tournament without due cause will be fined $25 for each  participant dropped.


Observers will be permitted in all rounds of all events, the only exception is that a Lincoln‚ÄźDouglas contestant  and Public Forum teams in the B Panel cannot observe the A panel and the A Panel cannot observe the B panel.  Contestants and judges have the right to limit observers. Violators will forfeit that round. Any observer flowing  or disrupting a round will be ejected for the round and their affiliated contestants may be disqualified.  Observers may not have laptops or any other electronic devices in the round.

Recording Not Allowed No audio or video recording of any rounds is permissible in the State Speech and Debate Tournament.




Rd 1- 2:00-3:00 PM

Rd 2- 3:15-4:15 PM

Rd 3- 4:30-5:30 PM

Finals- 6:00-7:00 PM

SATURDAY - Debate Events

Rd 1- 8:00-9:00 AM (LD, PF, SpAr)

Session 1 - 8:00-10:30 AM (Student Congress)

Rd 2- 9:15-10:15 AM

Rd 3- 10:30-11:30 AM

Session 2 - 10:45-1:15 PM (Student Congress)

Rd 4- 11:45-12:45 PM

Lunch Break: 12:45-1:30

Break to Finals: TBD



Best Western Paradise Inn

1451 North 300 West

Beaver UT 84713

(435) 438-2455

Ask for discounted "State Debate Rate" of $89.00 / night

Price includes a free hot breakfast buffet at Crazy Cow Cafe' (on hotel grounds)

Reserve ASAP! (Space is limited)

Comfort Inn & Suites Beaver

1540 S. Main St.,

Beaver, UT, 84713, US

Phone: (435) 438-6283 Fax: (435) 438-6894

Ask for discounted "State Debate Rate" of $84.

Price includes an indoor pool, hot tub, and a free hot breakfast buffet (on hotel grounds)

Reserve ASAP! (Space is limited)