Polygon Invitational

2019 — Washington HS, Fremont, CA, CA/US

You are cordially invited to the Polygon Invitational at Washington High School in Fremont, CA. We will offer two divisions of parliamentary debate. The Open division will be run Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, will feature five preliminary rounds, and will break to semifinals. Three of the open preliminary rounds will be “polygon” rounds with adjustments to regular parliamentary debate rules. The Novice division, with four preliminary rounds, will be Saturday only.


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(all rounds are single-flighted)


Open - Friday, October 18

4:00PM-4:30PM  Registration

4:30PM-4:40PM  Judge Instructions

4:40PM  Round 1 topic announcement

6:10PM  Round 2 topic announcement

7:40PM-8:00PM  Dinner

8:00PM  Round 3 topic announcement


Open - Saturday, October 19

9:20AM-9:30AM Judge Instructions

9:30AM  Round 4 topic announcement

11:15AM  Round 5 topic announcement

12:45PM-1:15PM  Lunch

1:15PM  Semifinals topic announcement

2:45PM  Finals topic announcement

4:15PM-4:45PM  Awards


Novice - Saturday, October 19

9:20AM-9:30AM Judge Instructions

9:30AM  Round 1 topic announcement

11:15AM  Round 2 topic announcement

12:45PM-1:15PM  Lunch

1:15PM  Round 3 topic announcement

2:45PM  Round 4 topic announcement

4:15PM-4:45PM  Awards



The above policies are tentative. The tournament reserves the right to change them at any time. The dates are subject to change.