Janet Melton Memorial UIL Invitational
2021 — NSDA Campus, TX/US
We are pleased to announce the Inaugural Janet Melton Memorial UIL tournament. Our goal is to provide a day full of debate to help your students get one last chance to get some rounds before UIL districts begin the following week. We will be offering SIX PRELIM rounds of LD* followed by out rounds. We will also be offering a prelim and finals for extemp and interp. As of now students may cross-enter.
*(Due to us offering 6 prelim rounds of LD, numbers will be capped at 40 in order to guarantee that rounds are single flighted)
We will be using tabroom for registration and balloting. We will use NSDA campus for virtual rounds.
Keep in mind students will need to have their own tabroom account created and linked to the school/institution they attend and an email address attached/linked to their account.
RESOLVED: When in conflict, digital privacy ought to be valued above public security.
CX: 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.
Prose and poetry competitors need only one category for this tournament.
Debaters are allowed to cross enter in any event except Congress.
ALL Rounds in ALL events will be LIVE!!!
LD/CX will do four rounds of debate and then will be ranked based off record, speaker points, etc.
We will offer two guaranteed practice rounds of extemp/interp for competitors. We will then have a final round based off cumes.
Interp, Extemp $15 per competitor
LD $25 per competitor
CX $40 per team
1 judge for every 4 entries or less for LD OR missing judge fee of $125
1 judge for every 2 entries or less for CX or missing judge fee of $125
1 judge for every 6 entries or less for IE OR missing judge fee of $100