Iowa City West One Day

2019 — Iowa City West High School, IA/US

Our invitational features speech main events and Spontaneous Speaking, Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate and Congress. Iowa City West Speech and Debate invites you to join us for the first annual I-80 Speech and Debatey! Competitors from all states are welcome!


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19th,2019 at Iowa City West High School

REGISTRATION 7:30am October 19th, 2019

Tabroom first round posting approx. 8am



Tentative Schedule-

EXT Draw 8:30AM

Round 1 - 9:00AM

EXT Draw 10:15AM

Round 2 - 10:45AM

Lunch 3 - Noon

EXT Draw 12:30PM

Round 3 - 1:00PM

EXT Draw 2:15PM

Finals 2:45pm

Public Forum Debate


Resolved: The European Union should join the Belt and Road Initiative.

We will pilot the new NSDA PF rules.


Tentative Schedule-

Round 1 8:30AM


Round 2 9:45AM


Round 3 11:35AM


Semi-finals 1:00AM


Finals 2:45AM

Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate


Resolved: Civil disobedience in a democracy is morally justified.


Tentative Schedule-

Tentative Schedule-

Round 1 8:30AM


Round 2 9:45AM


Round 3 11:35AM


Semi-finals 1:00AM


Finals 2:45AM


Coaches may enter varsity LD judges to meet judging obligations. There will be no Varsity LD at this tournament this year.

Congressional Debate


Legislation must be submitted to Joe Rankin by October 11th.


Tentative Schedule-

Round 1 - 8:45AM

Lunch 11:45AM

Round 2 - 12:30PM


Novice Policy Symposium

Instead of a full policy tournament, we are offering a two round friendly competition with a presentation on competition after case limits are removed.


Round 1 8:45am

Round 2 11:30am

After Case Limits 2:00pm


Judge Information


IEs: 1 judge per five entries. ($50 per hired judge)

Congress: 1 judge per eight entries. ($50 per hired judge)

Public Forum: 1 judge per 2 teams. ($100 per hired judge)

Novice LD: 1 judge per two entries. ($50 per hired judge)


Please pay fees at time of registration on Saturday, October 19th, 2019.

Checks should be made out to Iowa City West Speech and Debate

Mail fees to: 

Iowa City West High School

2901 Melrose Ave

Iowa City, IA 52246

Attn: John Cooper 



$5 per congress entry

$10 per LD entry

$10 per individual speech entry

$20 per Duo entry

$20 per PF entry


Judge’s Lounge for adults.

Concessions provided for students and student judges.


Note about entering Iowa City, best way to avoid traffic is to take 80 to 380 interchange, take Exit 239A to 380/218 south and Exit 93 to Melrose.