Bay Fundraiser Tournament

2020 — San Jose, CA/US

Welcome to the Bay Fundraiser 2020 Tournament!

For every participating tournament entry, the tournament will donate $5 to the Center for Black Equity organization in support of the BLM movement. Link:

The Basis Fundraiser Tournament link to the discord:

The GoFundMe link:

Donations aren’t necessary but highly recommended if you are able to. Help us reach our goal of $500


*Much of this information is taken from the Zoom and Boom tournament.*


We are proud to host a substance only public forum tournament open to all debaters of all skill levels. The topic for this tournament will be the NSDA SEPTOBER topic.

Entry Eligibility

· Any current high school student may compete. 

· Mavericks may compete and two students from different schools may form Hybrid teams.

· Independent entries are not just allowed, but encouraged to signup.


· This is a tournament specifically designed to debate the specified topic, and any non-resolution arguments will be met with L20.

· This is a charity tournament, please do not make this more difficult for everyone involved. 

· Trigger Warning for sensitive topics are mandatory, and any practice a majority of the community would find abusive should be warranted in a speech for the judge's discretion.

· We will be running this tournament through discord, with the option of switching to Zoom at the discretion of the judge and members of the round.

· We will be extending prep time to 4 minutes to alleviate the difficulties posed by the online nature of this tournament.

· This tournament has a no-tolerance policy towards any harassment or discrimination. We will automatically kick and remove any violators.

Schedule (EST)

Friday (August 14th, 2020)

R1 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Saturday (August 15th, 2020)

R2 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

R3 3:00 - 5:00 PM

R4 5:30 - 7:30 PM

R5 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Sunday (August 16th, 2020)

Doubles (If needed) 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Octos 2 - 3 PM

Quarters 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Semis 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Finals 6:30 - 7:30 PM