GGSA Debate and IE State Quals

2021 — Online, CA/US



Good morning and welcome to GGSA State Quals! Remember we have three judges in each room. Do not start a round until all 3 judges are present.

Judges, please join us in the Speech Judge Lounge on Instructions begin at 8:00. Please be there! Remember to hit START ROUND as fast as you can after you get your ballot. That's really our only way to know that you see the ballot and are on your way. 

All extemp, please join the NX Draw room at 7:30 for the morning meeting. Draw is scheduled to begin at 8:00.

Competitors, we are planning on releasing Round 1 pairings 8:15-8:20 for an 8:30 start. The judges will join the round as after their meeting. 



All Judges need to press START ROUND within 5 minutes of receiving the round blast. Thank you!

For speech events with videos, you must enter the Zoom room and watch the videos with the students who are present. If you do not see a Zoom interface with participants/chat, you are not in the correct place.

7:30 a.m. Extemp Meeting (all students report to the NX Prep Room in

8:00 a.m. ALL judges report to Judge Lounge for Orientation and specific instructions for the State Quals tournament.

8:00 a.m. Round 1 Extemp Prep begins

8:30 a.m. Round 1 Begins

Updated: 10:15 a.m. Round 2 Extemp Prep begins

10:15 a.m. Round 2 Judge Standby begins. If you did not receive a blast, please head to Judge Lounge. 

10:30 a.m. Round 2 Begins, Updated: Extemp will begin at 10:45 a.m.

Updated: 12:00 a.m. Round 3 Extemp Prep begins

12:00 noon Round 3 Judge Standby begins. If you did not receive a blast, please head to Judge Lounge.

12:15 p.m. Round 3 Begins, Updated: Extemp will begin at 12:30 p.m.

1:45 p.m. Lunch

2:30 p.m. ALL judges report to Judge Lounge

2:30 p.m. Semi-Final Extemp Prep Begins

3:00 p.m. Semi-Final Round Begins

6:00 p.m. (Hopefully!) Awards. We provide updates on the tournament main page. Semi Finalists will be invited to a Zoom room and we will have a Livestream Youtube link for families and teammates to watch along.