DSDL 2 Online

2021 — NSDA Campus, NC/US








Dogwood Speech and Debate League Qualifier #2

Date: Saturday, October 23rd, 2021

Registration: Registration will occur electronically on Friday, October 22nd from Noon to 4:00 PM. Please confirm your entry and judges via Tabroom. Changes ought to be texted to (919) 666-7223. Nuisance fees apply to unreported drops.

Events Offered:

  • Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Lincoln Douglas Debate
  • Novice Public Forum Debate
  • Public Forum Debate
  • Congressional Debate
  • Duo Interpretation (Varsity & Novice)
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Original Oratory
  • Declamation
  • Informative Speaking
  • Impromptu Speaking
  • Dramatic Performance
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature
  • Program of Oral Interpretation of Literature


Public Forum: Resolved: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization should substantially increase its defense commitments to the Baltic states.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: The member nations of the World Trade Organization ought to reduce intellectual property protections for medicines.

Novice Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: Civil disobedience in a democracy is morally justified.


Student Congress:

Student Congress legislation should remember the following information in regards to submission:

  • A school that enters competitors in the Congress division may submit appropriately formatted legislation.
  • Legislation must be submitted before October 15th at 6:00 PM via Tabroom.
  • Legislation will be posted no later than Monday, October 18th, 2021.
  • To expedite the release of the legislation packet, the League has adopted templates. They can be found on the website and Tabroom.


Impromptu Topics: Listed in Alphabetical Order

  • Halloween Costumes
  • Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month
  • Proverbs
  • Scary Movie Quotes
  • Trending on Netflix

Extemp Topics: Listed in Alphabetical Order

  • Global Issues & Organizations
  • Science & Technology
  • US Economics, Energy & Environment
  • US Foreign Policy
  • US Politics

Oral Interpretation of Literature:

  • Round 1 - Poetry
  • Round 2 - Prose
  • Round 3 - Poetry
  • Round 4 - Prose
  • Finals - Poetry

If you have questions, please email me at dsdltournamentdirector@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

Michelle Boswell, Director

Crawford Leavoy, Tournament Director