DSDL 3 Cary HS

2019 — Cary, NC/US

Dogwood Speech and Debate League Qualifier #3

Host: Cary High School - 638 Walnut Street- Cary, NC - 27511

Date: Saturday, November 9th, 2019


Registration: Day of registration will run between 8:00 am and 8:30 am. Last minute changes should be texted to (205) 746-1907 if they are known prior to arrival.


Events Offered:

  • Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Novice Public Forum Debate
  • Public Forum Debate
  • Student Congress
  • Declamation
  • Dramatic Performance
  • Duo Interpretation
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Impromptu Speaking
  • Novice Informative Speaking
  • Varsity Informative Speaking
  • Novice Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Varsity Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Original Oratory
  • Programmed Oral Interpretation of Literature



Public Forum - Resolved: The benefits of the United States federal government's use of offensive cyber operations outweigh the harms.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate - Resolved: The United States ought to eliminate subsidies for fossil fuels.


Student Congress: Student Congress legislation should remember the following information in regards to submission:

  • Congressional debate entries must be submitted no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, October 30th, 2019.
  • A school that enters competitors in the Congress division is is allowed to submit at least one piece of appropriately formatted legislation.
  • Legislation must be submitted to via Tabroom no later than 5:00pm Wednesday, October 30th, 2019.
  • Legislation will be posted no later than Monday, November 4th, 2019.
  • In order to expedite the release of the legislation packet, the League has adopted templates. They can be found on the website and on Tabroom.


Extemp Topics:

  • Africa
  • US Foreign Policy
  • Russia
  • US Immigration Policy
  • American Retail (Here and Abroad)
Impromptu Topics:
  • Current Events
  • Abstract Words
  • Historical Landmarks
  • Sitcom Quotes
  • YA Quotes


Oral Interpretation of Literature: 

  • Round 1 - Poetry
  • Round 2 - Prose
  • Round 3 - Poetry
  • Round 4 - Prose
  • Finals - Poetry


We hope to see you there!


Michelle Boswell, Director    

Patrick Jessee, Tournament Hosts