Roseville Rosebowl

2020 — Online, MN/US


2020 Annual Rosebowl Debate Tournament

You know, a lotta ins, lotta outs, lotta what-have-you's. And, uh, lotta strands to keep in my head, man. Lotta strands in old Duder's head.


FORMAT There will be 5 rounds for LD. Friday will have a mini-2 round tournament for Novice and Rookie Policy.  Saturday will be a mini-three round tournament for Rookie and Novice Policy.  Policy prep time limit will be 8 minutes. 

AWARDS:   All finalists will receive well as the recipient of the 5th annual Brian Plunkett award for Creative Debate. We will also be holding a *saturday only* costume contest via zoom.  (Details on this will be posted on tournament day...but dress in a nerdy costume to participate/compete). 

Resolutions:   Policy debate will debate the 2020-21 national resolution: 

Resolved: The United States federal government should enact substantial criminal justice reform in the United States in one or more of the following: forensic science, policing, sentencing.


L/D will debate the November/December resolution

Resolved: The United States ought to provide a federal jobs guarantee.

CONCESSIONS:   None because this will be online.


Coach call or text the tab room staff 4:00

LD Schedule

Policy Schedule


5:00 Round 1

4:30 Round 1

7:00 Round 2

7:15 Round 2


9:00 Awards Rookie and Novice


9 am Round 3

9:00 am Round 3/Rookie/Nov 1

10:30 Round 4

11:30 Round 4/Rookie Nov 2

1:00 Round 5

3:00 Round 6

2:00 Round 5/Rookie Nov 3

4:45 Awards

Meal times

Friday Policy 6:30

Friday LD  6:15  

Saturday Policy 1:00

Saturday LD 12:30

POSTINGSOnline - make sure your debaters, coaches, and judges ALL have tabroom accounts.  





Tab Room: Please do not come to tab unless you have a serious problem. If debaters are having tech issues please ask them to talk with their coach to try to figure it out. Before you come to tab please text/call Jake at 507-382-3740. If you've tried solving the problem without coming to tab and it isn't working, please go to this zoom room link