SCDL State Quals 2

2021 — Online, CA/US

Southern California Debate League



PF, Parli, Congress






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.

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 indicating 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."



When: Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7 

State Qualifying Events: Parli, PF, Congress (Congress is Saturday only)




Deadline: Entries are due to the website by no later than 5pm on Friday, February 26.  Entries can be changed on the site until 5pm on Tuesday, March 3




Debate Topics:  Exact wording @

Public Forum: March 2021 NSDA Topic  


Parli: will be posted 20 minutes before each round







Saturday and Sunday: We will be hiring judges from local colleges. However, each school may need to provide a few judges, regardless of varsity entry (not including the coach). 





$10 per CONGRESS entry 




these will be billed after this tournament  


Eligibility: In order to be eligible for competition schools must have:

                                    1. Paid outstanding fees         

                                    2. Paid their $50 league dues (first year programs exempt)

                                    3. Paid their CHSSA dues

                                    4. Competed at SCDL Spring Varsity, or in the SCDL Varsity division at Spring                                                 Debate– Schools will get four entries at state quals for each eligible

                                     (varsity entry) at Spring Varsity/Spring Debate.



Are you a COACH with questions? 

Please contact
Ms. McHugh, S.C.D.L. President