The MB Online Friendlies 1

2020 — Online/NSDA Campus, CA/US

Welcome to our FRIENDLIES! Our goal is to provide a productive, uplifting, educational opportunity for students in our shared networks.

[Dates for the Fall]

10/31 + 11/1 - Speech & Debate Tournament (Sat = Speech/Sun = Debate)
11/21 + 11/22 - Speech & Debate Tournament (Sat = Speech/Sun = Debate)
12/12 + 12/13 - Speech & Debate Tournament (Sat - Speech/Sun = Debate)

[Divisions Offered]

ELEMENTARY (3rd to 5th graders)

MIDDLE (6th, 7th, and "true novice" 8th graders - "true novice" means those in their first years of competition in any Speech/Debate category)

HIGH (experienced 8th graders and 9th graders + "true novice" high schoolers - "true novice" means those in their first years of high school competition in any Speech/Debate category)

Older students, at the discretion of the tournament directors, may judge.

[Schedule - the schedule may move up as appropriate; updates will be sent over Tabroom]

[Speech, Saturday]
8:30 AM - Show up for judges' instructions on NSDA Campus!
9 AM PST - R1
11 AM PST - R2
1 PM PST - R3
3 PM PST/ASAP - Finals/Festival Finals
Extemp Prep starts at the time of the round.
ASAP - Awards
 
[Congress + Debate, Sunday]
9 AM PST - R1, Debate + Congress
10:30 AM PST - R2, Debate
11 AM PST - R2, Congress
1 PM PST - R3, Debate
1:30 PM PST - R3, Congress
2:30 PM PST - R4, Debate
4 PM/ASAP - Finals/R5, Debate [Congress finals if there are 2+ chambers only]
ASAP - Awards
 
[Using NSDA Campus]
 
We'll use NSDA Campus, a tournament video conferencing website, in order to run our rounds. You need to register on Tabroom.com AND make sure that you've added a real email and phone number to be contacted. Competitors and Judges should go to  https://www.speechanddebate.org/nsda-campus/  to familarize themselves with how NSDA campus will work. There are videos and slideshows there that will show how everything looks. 
 
Once you've been registered on Tabroom.com, and linked your account to your school, you'll be ready to go for the tournament!!

[Events Offered]

Students can double-enter in Speech on Saturday--unless they choose Extemp, in which case they can only single-enter.

Students can single-enter in Debate on Sunday.

DEBATE:

Lincoln Douglas (NSDA Rules, September/October Topic)

Public Forum (NSDA Rules, September/October Topic)

SPAR (2 minute of prep, 2-minute AFF, 2-minute NEG, 3 minutes of shared CX, 2-minute NEG, 2 minute-AFF)

Student Congress (NSDA Rules, topics released two weeks before the tournament, judges are Presiding Officers)

MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL SPEECH:

SPAR (2 minute of prep, 2-minute AFF, 2-minute NEG, 3 minutes of shared CX, 2-minute NEG, 2 minute-AFF)

Impromptu (2 minutes of prep, 5-minute speech)

Extemp (30 minutes of prep, 7-minute speech)

Informative (10 minutes, live)

Declamation/Oratorical Interp (10 minutes, live)

Original Oratory/Advocacy (10 minutes, live)

Humorous Interp (10 minutes, live)

Dramatic Interp (10 minutes, live)

Programmed Oral Interp (10 minutes, live)

DUO Interp (10 minutes, live)

Storytelling (5 minutes, live)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SPEECH

SPAR (2 minute of prep, 2-minute AFF, 2-minute NEG, 3 minutes of shared CX, 2-minute NEG, 2 minute-AFF)

Impromptu (2 minutes of prep, 5-minute speech)

Storytelling (5 minutes, live)

Dramatic Performance [Combined Humorous/Dramatic Interp] (Up to 10 minutes, no minimum time, live)

DUO Interp (Up to 10 minutes, no minimum time, live)

Informative (Up to 10 minutes, no minimum time, live)

Original Oratory (Up to 10 minutes, no minimum time, live)

Declamation/Oratorical Interp (Up to 10 minutes, no minimum time, live)