Triumph Debate x Empower Expression June Invitational

2021 — Online, US

Triumph Debate x Empower Expression

June Invitational

Saturday, June 5th 2021

 

Triumph Debate is collaborating with Empower Expression to host a practice scrimmiage for the NSDA National Tournament, in LD. All proceeds will go to Empower Expression, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit. This tournament is a fundraiser for charity, as well as an educational experience for students seeking more practice before Nationals. We will be hosting the tournament virtually, utilizing NSDA Campus for competition.

 

LD SCHEDULE (EST)

9:30am            Judge & Student Check-In

10:00am          ROUND 1 – Pairings Released & Report Time

10:15am          ROUND 1 – START

11:30am          ROUND 2 – Pairings Released & Report Time

11:45pm          ROUND 2 – START

BREAK: 1:00pm - 1:45pm

1:45pm            ROUND 3 – Pairings Released & Report Time

2:00pm            ROUND 3 – START

3:15pm            ROUND 4 – Pairings Released & Report Time

3:30pm            ROUND 4 – START

 

Elimination Round Announcements: 4:45pm

5:00pm            SEMIFINALS – Pairings Released & Report Time

5:15pm            SEMIFINALS – START

6:30pm            FINALS – Pairings Released & Report Time

6:45pm            FINALS – START

 

Tournament Topics:

LD - Resolved: A public health emergency justifies limiting civil liberties.

Judge Obligations:

Each student entered in LD must provide (1) judge to cover 3 preliminary rounds and 1 elimination round.

There are no requirements for judges in terms of experience. We hope for this tournament to be accessible to all students, offer a wide variety of feedback from various different judges, and to accurately reflect the NSDA Nationals judging pool.

Entry Fees:

LD - $15.00 entry fee per student

PF - $25.00 entry fee per team

Judging Fees:

Assuming an entry is unable to provide a judge to cover their judge obligation, they may have the option to pay a judge fee. This will allow us to hire a judge to cover their obligation.

LD - $40.00 judge fee per entry

NSDA Campus information:

NSDA Campus Judge Instructions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOFxYV2BZN0

NSDA Campus Student Instructions - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocCK7jasgGc

NSDA Campus Info & Test Room https://www.speechanddebate.org/nsda-campus/