14th Annual Panther Invitational

2019 — Snohomish, WA/US




Snohomish High School

1316 5th Street

Snohomish WA 98290


Dates and Deadlines:


Tabroom registration closes Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Call/Text Mary DeCracker with drops after Wednesday at 8:00p.m.


Tournament Contact:

Mary DeCracker

Phone - (206) 707-2536

Email - mary.orlosky@gmail.com



Congress, Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglas, Policy

Extemporaneous, Expository, Dramatic, Oratory, Humorous, Dual Interpretation, 

Editorial Commentary, Program Oral Interpretation, Poetry Slam



School Fee: $50.00 per School

Lincoln-Douglas and Congress: $12.00 per Participant

Policy and Public Forum: $20.00 per Team

Speech Events: $12.00 per entry


Judge Requirements:

Tournament will be run 100% online. All judges must have a linked tabroom.com account before registering.


1 Judge for Every 2 Policy/ LD Debate Teams

1 Judge for Every 2 Public Forum Teams

1 Judge for Every 5 Congress Competitors

1 Judge for Every 5 Speech Entries


Policy Judges may only judge Policy / LD Debates

LD Judges may only judge LD / Policy Debates

Public Forum Judges may only judge Public Forum Debates

All judges may judge speech events



Meals and refreshments will be provided for judges in the judge hospitality area.

There are no restaurants within walking distance, so please plan accordingly.



Trophies for 1st- 3rd Places

Top Novice in each Event


Topics and Legislation:

Congress Legislation - WSFA Fall Packet

Lincoln/Douglas Topic - Resolved: The United States ought to eliminate

subsidies for fossil fuels.

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

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


Tournament Schedule

Registration: Friday 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the HS Library

Student and Judge Welcome: 3:30 p.m.


Debate - L/D & PF


Round 1: 4:00 p.m.

Round 2: 5:30 p.m.

Round 3: 7:00 p.m.

Round 4: 8:30 p.m.



Round 5: 9:30 a.m.

Round 6: 1:00 p.m.

Semi-Finals: 4:30 p.m.

Finals: 6:00 p.m.

Awards: 8:00 p.m.



Session 1: 4:00 p.m.

Break: 6:00 p.m.

Session 2: 6:30 p.m.



Super Congress (Session 1): 9:30 a.m.

Super Congress (Session 2): 1:00 p.m.

Awards: 8:00 p.m.

Debate - Policy


Round 1: 4:00 p.m.

Round 2: 6:00 p.m.

Round 3: 8:00 p.m.



Round 4: 9:30 a.m.

Round 5: 1:00 p.m.

Finals: 4:30 p.m.

Awards: 8:00 p.m.



Registration: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Round 1: 8:00 a.m.

Round 2: 11:30 a.m.

Round 3: 3:00 p.m.

Finals: 6:30 p.m.

Awards: 8:00 p.m.