LAMDL Tournament 1

2020 — NSDA Campus, CA/US
The Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League Presents

2020 Season Opener Tournament

Thank you for your interest in the 2020 LAMDL Season Opener! This is a closed tournament for Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League (LAMDL) schools only. If you are a school in the Los Angeles area that is not currently a member of LAMDL, but are interested in becoming a member, contact

This year, our league tournaments will be virtual until further notice. These virtual debates will take place on the NSDA Campus Platform. On the right side of this page, you will find additional information for the tournament. We will offer Rookie, Novice, Junior Varsity, and Varsity Divisions. Rookie, Novice, and Junior Varsity Divisions will use a closed evidence set. If you have questions about the packet use please contact Tournament Director, Joseph Flores


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Schedule of Events

Rookie Division

Saturday, October 10th  

8:30 AM -------------------------------- ​General ​Judge Training

9:00 - 11:00 AM----------------------- New Novice Training/Observe a Debate

12:00 - 1:30 PM----------------------- Round 1 (New Novice)

1:30 – 3:00 PM------------------------ Meal Break

3:00 – 4:30 PM------------------------ Round 2 (New Novice)

8:00 PM-------------------------------- Awards


Novice, Junior Varsity, & Varsity Divisions

Friday, October 9th

3:30 PM-------------------------------- Pairings for Round 1

3:30 PM-------------------------------- Judge Training

4:00 – 5:30 PM------------------------ Round 1*

6:00 – 7:30 PM------------------------ Round 2*

Saturday, October 10th

8:30 AM-------------------------------- Pairings for Round 3

8:30 AM -------------------------------- Judge Training

9:00 - 11:00 AM----------------------- Round 3

11:30 - 1:30 PM----------------------- Round 4

1:30 – 3:00 PM------------------------ Meal Break

3:00 – 5:00 PM------------------------ Semis

5:30 – 7:30 PM------------------------ Finals

8:00 PM-------------------------------- Awards Ceremony**




The Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League (LAMDL) exists to provide the academic and social benefits of policy debate to students who may not otherwise have the opportunity to compete. If you have additional questions about this tournament or the league, contact Program Director, Joseph Flores

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League (LAMDL) is a proud member of the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues (NAUDL)



*As this is our first online tournament, we may run into technical difficulties that will delay the start/end times of these debates. Please bare with us, thank you.

**Tentatively Scheduled, may be moved to the week following the tournament.