CFL CXParli Evergreen Valley

2019 — San Jose, CA/US

Location: Evergreen Valley High School

3300 Quimby Rd, San Jose, CA 95148


Events Offered: Both Varsity and JV Divisions of Parliamentary Debate and Policy Debate

Please note the Eligibility requirement for entering students in the JV Division in our Operational Bylaws found in Article XIII, Section 2.C. on this website.



Parli Topic Area for Round 3 in both JV and Varsity Divisions: South American Politics

Policy: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States.


Costs (per Article XI Section 3 of CFL Bylaws):

Entry Fees: $11 per student

Nuisance Fees:

Drops after drop deadline: $21 per dropped entry

Drops less than 24 hours before the tournament: $53 per entry 


Judge Requirements (per the CFL Board Manual Article XXVI)


Parliamentary: 1 judge for every 3 entries 


Policy: 1 judge for every 2 entries 





Tentative Schedule - Schedule may be adjusted, depending on the number of entries at the tournament. A finalized schedule will be posted/announced the week of the tournament. 


7:30AM - 8:15AM -- Official Chaperone Check-In and Registration (schools not checked in by 8:00AM by the legal chaperone will be dropped)

8:15- 8:30: Judging Instructions (all judges should be in the Judge Room for instructions)


Parli Schedule (DOUBLE Flighted)

8:15 - Parli Round 1 Pairings released

8:25 - Parli 1A Topic announced.

8:30 - Ballots Released

8:45 - Parli Round 1A starts

9:15 - Parli 1B Topic announced.

9:35 - Parli Round 1B starts

10:25 - Parli Round 2 Pairings and ballots released

10:45 - Parli 2A topic announced.

10:55 - Parli Round 2A starts

11:35 - Parli 2B Topic announced.

11:55 - Parli Round 2B starts

12:30PM- Lunch Break. Students, judges, and coaches must remain on campus.

1:20 - Parli Round 3 Pairings and ballots released

1:30 - Parli 3A topic announced.

1:50 - Parli Round 3A starts

2:20 - Parli 3B Topic announced.

2:40 - Parli Round 3B starts

4:00 - Parli Round 4 Pairings and ballots released

4:05 - Parli 4A topic announced.

4:25 - Parli Round 4A starts

4:55 - Parli 4B Topic announced. 


5:15 - Parli Round 4B starts


Policy Schedule (Single Flighted)

8:30 - Round 1 Pairings and Ballots Released

8:45 - Policy Round 1 starts

10:10 - Round 2 Pairings and Ballots Released

10:25 - Policy Round 2 starts

12:40PM- Lunch Break. Students, judges, and coaches must remain on campus.

1:45 - Round 3 Pairings and Ballots Released

2:00 - Policy Round 3 starts

3:20 - Round 4 Pairings and Ballots Released


3:35 - Policy Round 4 starts

Awards for all events will occur after the last Round 4 ballots have been submitted.