UDCA Speech Arts Debate

2020 — NSDA Campus, UT/US

Welcome to the 2019 UDCA Speech Arts Tournament: Debate Portion

November 6-7, 2020

online using NSDA CAMPUS

UDCA Tournament Director: Rachel Billings and Jake Nielson

Tabroom: Rachel Billings, Jake Nielsen, Tanya Roundy

Host: Clearfield High School

UDCA Membership dues MUST BE PAID before or included in your Tournament Fees or you will be dropped.

NEW INTERNET RULES WILL BE ALLOWED, and UDCA ONLINE HANDBOOK FOLLOWED.

Entries: 

Please note the differences in this tournament to other normal invitationals throughout the year.

Only one entry per level of category is allowed per school.

1 Novice (HAS NOT COMPETED IN HS EVENT OF ANY KIND IN PREVIOUS YEAR--DOES NOT COUNT 7-8th GRADE)

1 JV

1 Varsity

1 Championship

There will be no wait listing or adding of any other entries.

Each school may also bring one Worlds Team Mixed Level...only one open division

 Judge Burden: 

1 for every 2 entries in debate events

1 for every 4 in congress

1 Judge for Worlds Team (they must attend training, if splitting judging assignment between two days, there will be training on Saturday Morning as well at 8am)

Schedule:

Friday November 6

Register/Check in 3:00pm

Judge Training (online prior/ and 3:30pm review)

Congress
Session 1 4:30-7:30pm
Session 2 8-11am
Session 3 11:30-2:30pm
Finals 3-6pm
 
Policy:
Round 1 4-6:30pm
Round 2 7-9:30pm
Round 3 8-10:30am
Round 4 11-1:30pm
Round 5 2-4:30pm
Finals 5-7:30pm 
 
LD/PF/BQ--Single Flighted
Round 1 4-5:30pm
Round 2 6:30-8pm
Round 3 8-9:30 am
Round 4 10-11:30am
Round 5  12pm-1:30pm
Semis 2-3:30pm
Finals 4-5:30pm
 
Worlds (3 topics will be given, depending on number of teams you will hopefully debate both sides of each topic)
4pm Judge Training
Round 1: 4-5:30pm
Round 2: 6-7:30pm
8am Judge Training
Round 3 9-10:30am
Round 4 11-12:30pm
Elim 1 1:30-3pm
Finals 3:30-5pm