The Meadows Tournament

2019 — Las Vegas NV, NV/US


If you have teams on the Waitlist, and are wondering Why? We have a new policy this year - We are moving teams off the waitlist when we receive your entry fees. If your team is still on the waitlist, it is because we have not received your entry fees. If the tournament fills up while we have not received your entry fees, you may end up on the waitlist. Please send your entry fees.




You are cordially invited to The Meadows School’s Invitational Tournament, October 25th – 27th, 2019. We will provide competition in Varsity Policy and Lincoln Douglas debate on the 2019 Arms Sales topic and the Sept/Oct 2019 LD topic.


There is no entry deadline – we will accept entrants until we are full. Registration will open on Monday, August 19th at 12:00 Noon, PST. Fees will be frozen on Oct 18th; entries that drop after that time will still be obligated to pay entry fees. We can accommodate up to approximately 54 teams and 76 LDers.  Entry will be through the site. Hired judge requests must be sent to by Sept 20. We must receive payment for hired judges prior to Sept 30th. Directions, announcements and judging preference instructions will be sent out in the weeks prior to the tournament through


Both Divisions will consist of six preliminary debates. Power matching in Policy will be based on Wins, High Low Points + Opponents Wins, Total Points and Judge Variance. Rounds Three through Six will be matched High Low within brackets. (These are subject to change due to technology consultation). Up to 16 teams/debaters in policy with winning records will advance to elimination rounds. Up to 32 debaters in LD with winning records will advance to elimination rounds.