Region 18 UHSAA 2A Championship
2020 — Beaver, UT/US
Region 18 - 2A Championship
February 29, 2020
We are pleased to invite you to the UHSAA Region 18 - 2A Championship, hosted by Beaver High School in Beaver, Utah on Saturday, February 29, 2020.
Rounds will be limited to 5 rounds of SpAr, 3 rounds of PF and LD, 3 individual event rounds, and 2 sessions of Congress.
In accordance with UHSAA guidelines, Region 18 Debate events will include LD, PF, SpAr and Congress (with Congress adopting the recommended bills on the UDCA website).
Individual Events will include Combined Extemp.,Oratory, and Impromptu.
8:30 a.m. Registration
8:45 a.m. Judges’ Meeting
9:00 a.m. Debate Round 1, Congress Session 1, Sp.Ar. Round 1
9:30 a.m. Sp.Ar. Round 2
10:00 a.m. Debate Round 2, Sp.Ar. Round 3
10:30 a.m. Sp.Ar. Round 4
11:00 a.m. Debate Round 3, SpAr Round 5
12:00 p.m. Lunch (Extemp. Students are encouraged to pack a sack lunch!)
12:15 p.m. Extemp. Draw
12:30 p.m. Individual Events Round 1
1:15 p.m. Extemp. Draw
1:30 p.m. Individual Events Round 2
2:15 p.m. Extemp Draw
2:30 p.m. Individual Events Round 3
4:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony
Student Fee $4.00 per event
School Fee $15.00 per team
Payable at check-in Saturday morning, based on registration numbers at Friday deadline. Make checks payable to Beaver High School.
1 judge per six i.e. event; 1 per four teams ld/pf entries.
Please fill judge requirements; penalty of $15 per judge-forfeiture round.
We will award UHSAA issued sweepstakes trophies and medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers.
Head Coach: firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Coach: email@example.com Event Rules
Public Forum Debate will follow regular UDCA and NSDA rules, with teams of two debaters discussing the pros and cons of the March NSDA topic. The round will consist of four separate 4 minute speeches, followed by four additional 2 minute speeches, with a three minute cross-examination after the 2nd, 4th, and 6th speeches. Competitors are judged by their use of evidence, analysis, and overall persuasion.
Lincoln Douglas Debate will follow regular UDCA and NSDA rules, with one debater on each team discussing the pros and cons of the March NSDA topic. The round will consist of five separate speeches (6 min., 7 min., 4 min., 6 min., 3 min.) interspersed by a three minute cross-examination after the 1st and 2nd speeches. Competitors are judged by their analysis of the arguments within a moral framework and their overall persuasion.
Student Congress will follow UDCA rules of the day, with students using the recommended bills from the UDCA website. In Congress students play the part of elected legislators debating proposed bills.
Combined Extemp. is a 7 minute speech about a current event. Before arriving at the assigned room, students are given 30 minutes of prep time, and perform one at a time before the judge.
Oratory is a 7-10 minute memorized speech written by the student.
Impromptu allows a student 7 minutes to prepare and deliver a speech, with the judge assigning topics at the start of the 7 minute period.
SpAr, will follow normal UDCA and NSDA rules. Students are paired off by the judge and flip a coin to choose the topic and decide who will speak for or against the subject. Students are then allowed 1 minute of preparation, followed by a 2 minute affirmative speech, a 2 minute negative speech, three minutes of cross-examination, and 1 one minute summary for each of the students.