DSDL 2 Online

2020 — NSDA Campus, NC/US

Dogwood Speech and Debate League Qualifier #2

Date: Saturday, November 14th, 2020

Registration: Registration will occur electronically on Friday, November 13th from Noon to 4:00 PM. Please confirm your entry and judges via Tabroom. Changes ought to be texted to (919) 666-7223. Nuisance fees apply to unreported drops.

Events Offered:

  • Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Novice Public Forum Debate
  • Public Forum Debate
  • Congressional Debate
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Original Oratory
  • Declamation
  • Storytelling
  • Novice Informative Speaking
  • Varsity Informative Speaking
  • Impromptu Speaking
  • Dramatic Performance
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Program of Oral Interpretation of Literature


Big Questions - Resolved: Mathematics was discovered, not invented.

Public Forum - Resolved: The United States should adopt a declaratory nuclear policy of no first use.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate - Resolved: The United States ought to provide a federal jobs guarantee.

Student Congress: Student Congress legislation should remember the following information in regards to submission:

  • A school that enters competitors in the Congress division may submit appropriately formatted legislation.
  • Legislation must be submitted before November 4th at 6:00 PM via Tabroom.
  • Legislation will be posted no later than Monday, November 9th, 2020.
  • To expedite the release of the legislation packet, the League has adopted templates. They can be found on the website and Tabroom.

Extemp Topics:

  • Released in late October

Impromptu Topics:

  • Released in late October

Oral Interpretation of Literature:

  • Round 1 - Poetry
  • Round 2 - Prose
  • Round 3 - Poetry
  • Round 4 - Prose
  • Finals - Poetry

If you have questions, please email me at dsdltournamentdirector@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

Michelle Boswell, Director

Crawford Leavoy, Tournament Director