SCDL Spring Novice Debate
2021 — NSDA Campus, CA/US
Southern California Debate League
Spring Novice Debate
Who: Member Schools of the SCDL
When: Friday January 22, 2021
Judge Training at 2:30 pm
First Round starts at 3:00 pm
In order to be eligible for this tournament, schools must :
1. register all entries by 5:00 PM on Friday, January 15 (You may drop until Monday, January 18)
2. Be members of the SCDL
3. be able to provide one judge for every two Debate entries and six Congress entries
Entries for schools not meeting these criteria will not be honored.
Be sure to enter judges on Tabroom.com
Make sure you have enough judges before you send in your entry
Varsity students may judge at this league tournament
If you, the coach of record, are not going to be attending the tournament, you must send either an employee representing your school and have them check in your team at the beginning of the tournament. The Coach or school representative must be contactable throughout the tournament in case of an issue or emergency.
If you, the coach of record, are sending a volunteer and/or parent to care for your team. You must have a letter from your school, signed by your principal indication the person you are sending is the official "chaperone" of your team for the day. The letter must be turned in to the tournament director prior to the beginning of the tournament. Failure to do so may result in your student not being allowed to compete.
Whomever you put in charge of your team should have the student emergency medical forms/permission slips/parent contact forms for your team. Protect your students, yourself and your "representative".
Novice students are those in their first year of high school competition AND have NOT qualified for the State or National Championships in ANY event.
Each coach may select an MVP or top student participating at each novice tournament. That student would be recognized with an award by each individual coach. It is the coach's discretion whether or not to give the award.
Open Parli Info:
This event is designed for second-years Speech students who are interested in trying a category of debate. Novice parli debate topics will be used. See the page tab on the right for more information.
Congressional Debate Legislation Info:
Legislation will be available in December. Coaches will be notified upon publication of the bills.