Seattle University High School Speech and Debate Tournament
2022 — NSDA Campus, WA/US
Welcome to the Seattle University
High School Speech and Debate Tournament
We are glad you would join us for a great tournament!
We are so happy that you could join us -
Please access the awards video at:
REMINDER: REGISTER BY WEDNESDAY JANUARY 26.
Open and Junior LD and PF Debate
Open divisions in all WSFA speech events plus SPAR and Ed Comm
We are thrilled to be a TOC Bid PF Tournament. Gold TOC bids will be awarded to students reaching the Finals in Open PF. Silver TOC bids will be awarded to the two not advancing teams in the semi-finals of Open PF. For more information about this elite tournament, please visit https://ci.uky.edu/UKDebate/gold-pf-bid-tournaments at the University of Kentucky.
We are a NIETOC bid tournament! NIETOC uses a sliding scale to determine the number of bids based on the number of entries in each event. Please check out http://nietoc.com/ for more information about this phenomenal tournament!
-Debate: NSDA Campus
-Speech: NSDA Campus and Asynchronous YouTube
Judging ratio: 1:3 in LD, 1:3 in PF, 1:2 in Policy, 1:5 in Congress, and both synchronous and asynchronous speech
Schedule--ALL TIMES ARE PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (See page to the right for an hour by hour schedule)
Wednesday, January 26
Speech submission due at 9:00 PM
Thursday, January 27
Speech ballots and links distributed to speech judges, hopefully, before 8pm; these ballots are due by 8pm on Friday BUT if you are judging debate/congress, you will need to complete them before 3:45pm.
Friday January 28--PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
Rd 1 Debate: 3:45 – 6:00 Session 1 Congress: 4:00 – 6:15
Rd 2 Debate: 6:00 – 8:00 Session 2 Congress: 7:00 – 9:15
Rd 3 Debate: 8:00 – 10:00
Yes—prelim LD and PF debates are double-flighted.
Saturday January 29--PACIFIC STANDARD TIME
Finals of Asynchronous 8am--Judges receive ballots and video access; ballots due by 3pm.
Rd 1 IE Synchronous: 8 – 9:15 (Extemp Prep begins at 8am)
Rd 4 Debate: 9:15 – 11:15 Super Session Congress 9:15 – 11:15
Rd 2 IE Synchronous: 11:15 – 12:30 (Extemp Prep begins at 11:15am)
Rd 5 Debate: 12:30 – 2:30 Super Session Congress 12:30 – 2:30
Rd 3 IE Synchronous: 2:30 – 3:45 (Extemp Prep begins at 2:30pm)
Elim 1 Debate: 3:45 – 4:45 ALL JUDGES JUDGE—THIS IS ABSOLUTELY NEEDED!
Finals IE (All Events): 4:30 – 6:00—ALL JUDGES NEEDED!
(Extemp Prep begins at 4:30pm, debaters in octos will be scheduled in the middle of the finals round to avoid conflicting with the debate elims) Async Finals use the same prelim videos and are judged on Saturday from 8am to 3pm.
Elim 2 Debate: 5:45 – 6:45 ALL JUDGES JUDGE—DO NOT LEAVE THE TOURNAMENT!
Awards I: 6:45 – 7:30 with jazzy powerpoint
Elim 3 Debate: 7:30 – 8:30 ALL JUDGES WITH DEBATERS IN QUARTERS JUDGE
Elim 4 Debate: 8:45 – 9:45 ALL JUDGES WITH DEBATERS IN SEMIS JUDGE
Awards II for Elims after Awards I happen in round
ALL JUDGES are obligated for at least 2 out rounds beyond their TEAM’s last competitor.
Contact Jim Hanson, Tournament Host, at email@example.com (fees, overarching tournament rules)
Contact Sarah Sherry, Tournament Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org (entries, tab issues)