Champlin Park International Invitational

2020 — Online, MN/US

Welcome to the Champlin Park Invitational!  We're excited to host you and your team and look forward to a great tournament.  


For any questions or issues on the day of the tournament, please contact Zachary Wefel.  My first preference is that you email me at  You may also text at 320.201.0227.  


We will host this event on the MDTA Jitsi server.  We have dropped the entry fee for congress to $5 per slot.  Entry fees in all other events remain at $15.  


PUBLIC FORUM: All PF divisions will use the NSDA September/October topic.

***PLEASE NOTE:  WE DO NOT USE THE COIN FLIP IN PF IN MINNESOTA.  Sides will be assigned for these rounds.  



Please note that novice LD will use the Minnesota alternate topic:  States ought to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.  

Other LD divisions will use the NSDA September/October topic.      



We will have 2 Divisions: N/JV and Open.

Congress Legislation has been posted and is noted in the packet. The last two bills--A Bill to Ban Military Recruitment in Public High Schools and A Bill to Federalize Education--are reserved for the final round.




8:00 am     Drops Due (you should have some kind of check-in with your students & judges before this)

8:15 am     Tech check-in for round/session 1 of all events

8:30 am     Start of Congress session 1 (congress session ends 10:45 am)

8:45 am     Round 1 LD/PF/policy

10:00 am    Tech check-in for round 2 LD/PF

10:15 am    Round 2 LD/PF

11:00 am    Policy and Congress lunch break

11:15 am   LD and PF lunch break

11:30 am   Tech check-in for round 2 policy

11:45 am   Round 2 policy; also tech check-in for round 3 LD/PF and Congress session 2

12:00 am    Round 3 LD/PF and start of Congress session 2 (ends 2:00 pm)

1:45 pm      Tech check-in for round 4 LD/PF

2:00 pm      Round 4 LD/PF

2:15 pm      Tech check-in for round 3 policy

2:30 pm      Round 3 policy; also tech check-in for Congress finals

2:45 pm      Congress finals (end 4:45)

3:00 pm      Tech check-in for round 5 LD/PF

3:15 pm      Round 5 LD/PF



Awards will be presented via asynchronous video and sent out to schools. PLEASE be sure to include the phonetic spelling for your debater in their profile so we can get their name correct!