Spring Young Genius Congressional Debate and Speech Tournament
Young Genius Association is very excited to host its spring 2020 Elementary Spontaneous Speech and Congressional Debate Tournament. We are the first and one of the very few organizations that coordinate tournaments for younger competitors. AND BRAND NEW THIS YEAR, we are offering competition opportunities in SPAR (Spontaneous Argumentation) and Impromptu. We invite all Congressional Debaters and Competitive Speakers in the 3rd through 5th grades to attend!
Our tournament will take place on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 505 East Charleston Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306. Your fees cover registration costs as well as lunch for all competitors, coaches, and chaperones.
9:00 - 9:20AM: Team Registration
9:30 - 10:00AM: Welcome Assembly
10:00 - 11:15AM: Round 1: Congress
11:15 - 12:15PM: Round 1: Spontaneous Speaking Events (SPAR and Impromptu)
12:15 - 12:45PM: Pizza Lunch
12:45 - 2:00PM: Round 2: Congress
2:00 - 3:00PM: Round 2: Spontaneous Speaking Events (SPAR and Impromptu)
3:00 - 3:15PM: Break
3:15 - 4:30PM: Round 3: Congress
4:30 - 5:30PM: Round 3: Spontaneous Speaking Events (SPAR and Impromptu)
5:45 - 6:15PM: Award Ceremony
Download the tournament handbook, along with the Congressional Debate legislation docket, by clicking here.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com. We are so looking forward to seeing you on March 21st!