South Albany RedHawk Virtual Invitational

2020 — NSDA Campus, OR/US

RedHawk Virtual Invitational 

November 21st  

Hosted by South Albany High School  


Awards Slideshow


All registration will be online at 

Registration is open to all 9th-12th grade representing the schools they attend. 

IE competitors will get 5 prelim rounds, Debate (not policy) will get 4. 

Registration will open on October 26th at 8 am.  

Deadline for adds is Nov. 16th at 5 pm.  

Recorded IE deadline is Nov. 16th at 5 pm.  

Deadline for drops (without fees) is Nov. 16th at 5pm.  


IE’s include: Humorous, Dramatic, Duo, Poetry, Prose, Inform, Oratory, ADS, POI, LIELL, and Radio. All IE’s will be asynchronous, so we will not be offering Impromptu and Extemp.

Novice and Senior divisions will be offered if enough students register for all  events 

Debate includes: Lincoln-Douglas, Public Forum, Policy, and Parli.  IMPORTANT  

We will use the November resolutions for all debate.  

Teams must have an adult available throughout the tournament. A reachable  phone number must be provided during registration.  

DUO and Partnered Debates: Students must follow the guidance of their  schools and legal guardians when competing in these events. Judges will be  instructed to honor the decisions of the schools/legal guardians and not judge  based on proximity.  

We will have hangout rooms online for each team.  


All judges must be registered through Tabroom. Judges may sign up for both live  and recorded events.  


Recorded events (all IE’s)- Judges should register as an asynchronous judge. These judges will be assigned preliminary rounds on Nov. 16th by 10 pm. Preliminary  round ballots will be due on Nov 19th by 5 pm. Final rounds will be assigned on  Nov. 19th by 8 pm. Final round ballots will be due on Nov. 20th at 11:59 pm.  


Live events (all Debate) -Judges should register as synchronous judges for days available.  


Judging fees- This year, schools will be responsible for providing an adequate  number of judges. Teams not meeting the minimum requirement will be charged. 


Schools should make sure their judges have had preliminary judges training or  explanation of judging requirements.

 Judging Obligations 


Debate (Synchronous) - 1 judge per every 2 entries


IE’s (Asynchronous) - 1 judge per every 6 entries


School Participation Fee - $25  

IE’s/Congress - $7 per event  

Debate - $10 per event  

Judge Fee- $40 per entry not covered. Please provide reliable judges. We do not  want to charge anyone extra $$ for not having judges.   


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

PF Resolved: The United States should adopt a declaratory nuclear policy of no first use. 

Policy 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.  

Double Entry  

Students may enter as many asynchronous events as they choose, provided the school can cover the entries with adequate judge numbers.  Students may NOT double enter in Debate.




Asynchronous IE’s


Submissions & links due Nov 16th by 5pm.


Prelim rounds 1-5 will run Nov 17th at 8:00am to Nov 19th at 5:00pm.


Finals will run Nov 19th at 8:00pm to Nov 20th at 11:59pm.


Synchronous Debate Schedule (LD, PF, Parli)


Round 1: 8:30am - 10:00am


Round 2: 10:00am - 11:30am


Round 3: 11:30am - 1:00pm


Lunch: 1:00pm - 2:00pm


Round 4: 2:00pm - 3:30pm


Finals: 3: 3:30pm - 5:00pm


Synchronous Policy Debate Schedule


Round 1: 8:30am - 10:30am


Round 2: 10:30am - 12:30pm


Lunch: 12:30pm - 1:00pm


Round 3: 1:00pm - 3:00pm


Finals: 3:00pm - 5:00pm


Awards will be announced as soon as possible after competition is complete