Quarantined Big Questions Online Invitational

2020 — Bucks County, PA/US

Link to join: bigquestions.squirrelnest.net

Welcome to the 2020 Quarantined Big Questions Online Invitational. This tournament will include three rounds of competition on May 28 and final rounds on May 29. Two divisions (JV and Varsity) will be offered, pending sufficient registration. The top three entries in each division will earn awards. Please note: you can also register students for one day of debating.

The following competitors broke to finals in JV and Varsity. All other competitors are in the Friday open competition pool.

AC Marguerite Speaker
AC Angela Shen
AC Daniels & Li
AT Colin Zou
AC Fishman & Mohnot
AC Allam & Walton
AC Hardaway & Wang
AJ Zachary Dumas
Junior Varsity:
AC Chan & Bedard
AC Kaufman & Mishra
AH Ellie Han
AS Chen & Edwards
AR Olivia Wetzel
AC Ye & Upadhyay
AC Kilgore & Kohler
AB Skylar Cataldi
Friday Open Division:
AS Mavathaveedu & Narla
AC Muravlev & Feibusch
AC Morton & Young
AP Tarun Eisen
AC DeRenzo & Mason
AC Thirukallam & Cheemalapati
AG Sudarsan & Zhai
AF Suzanne Eisenberg


Schedule (All times are EST)

Tournament will open at 2:30 PM.

All students and judges should connect by 3:00 PM. Coaches should check-in via tabroom at the same time.

We will verify that all judges and competitors have functioning audio and video.  There will be a brief judges' training/meeting prior to the start of the first round.


Round 1 - 3:30 PM

Round 2 - 4:30 PM

Round 3 - 5:30 PM

Friday (anyone that does not break to quarter finals from Thursday can continue to compete in an additional three runoff rounds):

Quarterfinals and Round 1 Runoff - 3:30 PM

Semifinals and Round 2 Runoff - 4:30 PM

Finals and Round 3 Runoff - 5:30 PM

Please review the following tips and rules for the tournament.

Big Questions Format Manual

NSDA 2019-2020 Sample Negative Case

NSDA 2019-2020 Sample Affirmative Case

Big Questions Judge Primer

Big Questions Sample Ballot (Blank)

NSDA Big Questions Evidence Packet