Bay Area Elementary School Congressional Debate Tournament

2019 — 505 East Charleston Road, Palo, CA/US

Young Genius Association is very excited to host its third annual Elementary School Congressional Debate Tournament. We are one of the very few organizations that coordinate tournaments for younger competitors, and we invite all Congressional Debaters in the 3rd through 5th grades to attend!

Our tournament will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto - 505 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306. Your fees cover registration costs as well as lunch for all competitors, coaches, and chaperones.

Tournament Schedule:

9:00 - 10:00AM Team Registration

10:00 - 10:30AM Welcome Assembly

10:30AM - 12:00PM Round 1

12:00 - 12:30PM Pizza Lunch

12:30 - 2:00PM Round 2

2:00 - 2:30PM Break

2:30 - 4:00PM Round 3

4:00 - 4:30PM Break

4:30PM Award Ceremony

Students will debate a different piece of legislation each round. To learn more about these, please download our Tournament Docket and Handbook.

Please make checks payable to Bay Area Debate and please bring them to the tournament for payment from 9 to 10am.

If you have any questions, please email

We are so looking forward to seeing you on Saturday, May 25!