DSDL 6 Online

2022 — NSDA Campus, NC/US

AWARDS CEREMONY (Starts at 8:30P)






In order to file a protest, please fill out this form.

Applicable Rule Manuals at the DSDL #6:

2021-2022 NSDA HS Unified Manual

Winter 2020 NCFL Bylaws

DSDL Unified Manual


The Dogwood Speech & Debate League (DSDL) is committed to providing participants, judges, coaches, and volunteers the opportunity to pursue excellence in their endeavors. This opportunity can exist only when each member of our community is assured an atmosphere of mutual respect.

The DSDL prohibits all forms of harassment and discrimination. Accordingly, all forms of harassment and discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by any applicable federal, state, or local law are prohibited, whether committed by participants, judges, coaches, volunteers, and/or observers. 

The DSDL reserves all rights to subject violators to the full range of sanctions, up to and including removal from the tournament premises and referral to appropriate authorities. Any individual, or group of individuals, who believes they have been a victim of harassment and/or discrimination should report it to the Tournament Director or appropriate authority immediately.

In order to file an equity concern, please fill out this form.


Dogwood Speech and Debate League Qualifier #6

Date: Saturday, February 5th, 2022


Registration: Registration will occur electronically on Friday, February 4th from Noon to 4:00 PM. Please confirm your entry and judges via Tabroom. Nuisance fees apply to unreported drops.


Events Offered:

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



Public Forum:  Resovled: On balance, Turkey's membership is beneficial to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: The appropriation of outer space by private entities is unjust.


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 Friday, January 28th at 6:00 PM via Tabroom.
  • Legislation will be posted no later than Monday, January 31st.
  • To expedite the release of the legislation packet, the League has adopted templates. They can be found on the website and Tabroom.

Impromptu Topics: 

  • Released on Monday, January 31st


Extemp Topics :

  • International Agreements
  • International Disagreements
  • Science & Technology
  • US Economics
  • 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