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2021 The Tradition @Nsda Campus
On behalf of the Cypress DeBAYte Team, we cordially invite you to attend the
Annual Tradition Tournament to be held at Cypress Bay High School in beautiful
Weston, FL on Saturday and Sunday November 13th and 14th. The Cypress DeBAYte
Team promises to digitally continue our tradition of top-notch competition, exceptional judging,
friendly hospitality, and a new fun theme! The tournament will recognize the top novice
in each event as well as offer all NSDA main events, and impromptu.
*ALL speech events are SYNCHRONOUS*
Deadlines/Entries: All entries are due by November 5th at 8:00pm(EST)
Fees will be frozen on November 10th. Any drops after that date will be accessed at a $25 drop fee. After November
11th at 8pm(EST), you will forfeit the entry fee. If you drop any events or entries the day of, or
do not report a drop, you will be charged the entry fee plus an additional $50.
$75 Varsity Policy team
$25 Novice Policy team
$75 Varsity Public Forum team
$50 Junior Varsity Public Forum
$50 Lincoln Douglas Entry
$50 Congressional Debate Entry
$50 per individual event entry
($10 for double entry)
$15 Novice Congress (Saturday only)
We will waive entry fees for UDL schools
1 judge for every 2 Policy/PF/LD entries or fraction thereof
1 judge for every 5 IE/Congress entries or fraction thereof
We strongly recommend you provide your own qualified judges for each event. We are
only able to hire a very limited number of judges. For every uncovered judge you will be
charged $150; uncovered policy debate judges will be charged $200. Any rounds
missed by judges from your school, will result in an additional $75 fee per round. It is
not our goal to make a profit from missed rounds; however, having present/competent
judges is vital to running a successful online tournament.
Prefs/Strikes: Prefs will be available in policy. Strikes will be available for PF and LD.
Prefs/Strikes will be released November 11th via Tabroom and are due Friday November
12th at 8pm(EST).
Resolutions/Topic Areas: We will be using the November/December topic in PF and
LD. Congress legislation and Impromptu, Extemp topic areas will be posted no later
than November 2nd. Novice Policy will be using the NDCA novice packet. Congress Chambers will be posted November 9th. Congress legislation is due by Monday, November 1 at 5:00pm(EST). Please email legislation to
email@example.com with the subject as “Legislation.”
Schedule: We will be returning to our normal schedule will run SIX rounds in debate and FIVE rounds in IEs. Congress will have THREE preliminary sessions, the top five in each chamber breaking to Finals. Students may double enter in
each pattern. BUT NOT IN BOTH EXTEMP EVENTS.
Registration will be conducted online only, and we encourage you to browse the tabs
above to find any additional information regarding our tournament. A detailed schedule
is forthcoming, but know on Saturday and Sunday, events will begin at 9:00am(EST). Please
do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
Warmest Digital Regards,
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