East Los Angeles District Tournament

2021 — CA/US

East Los Angeles District Qualifier

for the 2021 National Tournament
NSDA Campus
Sat 2/20 Sat 2/20 LD CX PF
NSDA Campus
Fri 3/12 Sat 3/13 DI DUO HI INF IX OO POI USX
Congress & Big Question
NSDA Campus
Sat 3/20 Sat 3/20 BQ HSE SEN

East Los Angeles NSDA

2021 Nat Quals Debate (Lincoln-Douglas, Policy,Public Forum )

NSDA Campus Platform


When : Saturday Feburary 20, 2021

Where: Tabroom/NSDA Campus

Events: Lincoln-Douglas, Policy, Public Forum

Entry Fees: Lincoln- Douglas : $20.00 

                 Policy Debate: $25.00

                 Public Forum: $25.00 


*All students must be active members of the NSDA with at least 25 competitive points before entry will be accepted. They must also have an active NSDA Account on  

** All schools must be fully on all outstanding NSDA School and Membership Fees in Order to Compete (Not Tournament Fees)


For Entry Allocations Please refer to the Unified Manual below: 

https://www.speechanddebate.org/wp-content/uploads/High-School-Unified-Manual-2020-2021.pdf Page 66


Current Topics Used for This Tournament:

Lincoln - Douglas Jan-Feb: Resolved: States ought to ban lethal autonomous weapons.

Policy 2020-2021 Topic: 

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.

Public Forum Feb. 2021: Resolved: On balance, the benefits of urbanization in West Africa outweigh the harms.


Nat Quals Debate Round Schedule 

Please note the Schedule below may be changed due to Judge shortage. 

 Lincoln-Douglas/Public Forum 

Round 1 LD/PF - 8AM - 9:15 AM

Round 2 LD/PF - 9:15AM - 10:25 AM

Round 3 LD/PF - 10:25AM - 11:35 AM

Round 4 LD/PF - 11:35AM - 12:45 AM

Round 5 LD/PF - 12:45 PM - 1:55 PM


Policy Debate: 


Round 1 Policy - 8AM - 10AM

Round 2 Policy - 10AM - 12PM

Round 3 Policy - 12PM - 2PM

Round 4 Policy - 2PM- 4PM


*All Other Rounds will be TBD on the Number of Entries Still left in the tournament. Please remember this a Double-Elim tournament. So all entries will not be guaranteed more rounds after the entry/team occurs two losses.