UCO Joe C Jackson

2022 — Edmond, OK/US

University of Central Oklahoma Joe C. Jackson Debate Tournament

November 4-6, 2022


I am excited to invite you to Edmond, Oklahoma for the return of in-person debates at the University of Central Oklahoma! I hope to continue the high standard of hospitality the Joe C. Jackson is known for. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to improve your tournament experience.


Shae Bunas

Interim Director of Debate & Speech


(405) 474-2075


Tournament Info

We will offer six (6) preliminary rounds in Open, JV, and Novice divisions (with sufficient entries) and an appropriate number of elimination rounds in each division. Teams with a negative preliminary record will be ineligible to clear to elimination rounds. Time Limits are 9-3-6 with 10 minutes of prep. The current NDT/CEDA topic will be used.



Each team will require 3 rounds of judging. You are required to arrange your own judging. All judges are obligated through the first full elimination round or one (1) round past the elimination of their teams from the tournament.



There is no official hotel block but there are several hotels nearby, right off I-35 that offer competitive rates:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Edmond

301 Meline Dr, Edmond, OK 73034

(405) 341-4818


La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Edmond

200 Meline Dr, Edmond, OK 73034

(405) 513-5353


Hampton Inn Oklahoma City/Edmond

300 Meline Dr, Edmond, OK 73034

(405) 844-3037


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Edmond

3840 E 2nd St, Edmond, OK 73034

(405) 844-3700


If you have trouble finding accommodations please let us know and we will assist in any way we can.


Entry Fees: $40 per person (Debaters, Judges, Coaches, members of your entourage). $50 per uncovered round of judging. Make all checks payable to UCO. Our tax ID # is: 73-6017987



Friday, Nov. 4th

Registration 2:00-4:00PM, Liberal Arts Building.

4:00 PM Round 1

--Pizza Dinner

7:00 PM Round 2

Saturday, Nov. 5th

7:30 AM Pairings Released/Donuts Provided

8:00 AM Round 3

11:00 AM Round 4

--Lunch at Ayer's Kitchen (formerly Buddy's)

2:30 PM Round 5

5:30 PM Round 6

Sunday, Nov. 6th

7:00 AM Elim Pairings Released

8:00 AM Elim Round 1

11:00 AM Awards

--Pizza Lunch

12:00 PM Remaining Elim Rounds