Rivals Unite Speech and Debate Invitational

2022 — NSDA Campus, NM/US

V. Sue Cleveland High School/Rio Rancho High School

Rivals Unite Speech & Debate Invitational

January 28-29, 2022


Registration is online at http://chsrrhs.tabroom.com 


When: January 28-29, 2022 

Where: NSDA Campus

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 5:00pm. Please limit any changes after Wednesday, January 26 at 5:00pm. 

Entry Fees: $8 per single entry, $16 for team events (PF, Policy, etc.)

Judging Obligations: Each school is required to provide 1 judge per every 4 debate entries and 1 judge per every 4 speech entries. Judges should be entered in Tabroom, but can sign up for specific time slots via Sign Up Genius if they have any time constraints. 


Events Offered: 

Lincoln-Douglas Debate (Novice & Varsity) 

Public Forum Debate (Novice & Varsity) 

Policy Debate

Big Questions Debate 

Informative Speaking

Original Oratory

United States Extemporaneous

International Extemporaneous

Impromptu Speaking

Dramatic Interpretation

Humorour Interpretation

Program Oral Interpretation

Duo Interpretation


Topic Areas: 

Lincoln-Douglas: 2022 January/February Topic

Resolved: The appropriation of outer space by private entities is unjust.


Public Forum: 2022 January Topic

Resolved: The United States federal government should legalize all illicit drugs.


Policy: 2021-2022 Topic

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States.


Big Questions: 2021-2022 Topic

Resolved: On balance, societies benefit from religious belief and practice.


Extemp Topic Areas: 

USX Round 1: Federal Courts

USX Round 2: Disaster Response

USX Round 3: Biden Administration

USX Finals: Finance & Economics


IX Round 1: East Asia

IX Round 2: NGOs in Africa

IX Round 3: South & Central America

IX Finals: Western Europe