DSDL 4 Online

2021 — NSDA Campus, NC/US

Dogwood Speech and Debate League Qualifier #4

Date: Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Registration: Registration will occur electronically on Friday, January 22nd 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
  • Informative Speaking
  • Impromptu Speaking
  • Novice Dramatic Performance
  • Varsity Dramatic Performance
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Novice Program of Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Varsity Program of Oral Interpretation of Literature


Public Forum: Resolved: The National Security Agency should end its surveillance of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: States ought to ban lethal autonomous weapons.

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 Wednesday, January 13th at 6:00 PM via Tabroom.
  • Legislation will be posted no later than Monday, January 18th, 2021.
  • To expedite the release of the legislation packet, the League has adopted templates. They can be found on the website and Tabroom.

Impromptu Topics: Released January 18th

Extemp Topics: Released January 13th

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