TCFL Novice Debate
2022 — West Lake, CA/US
NOVICE DEBATE TOURNAMENT
OCTOBER 22, 2022
Parli Prep Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85914814472 (COMPETITORS ONLY, show at the start time of the round to get your topic)
Novice Debater: A student who is debating for the first year in high school. If it is a team event, both students must be novices. If a student has competed in either Parli, Public Forum, Policy, or LD in previous years while in high school, they are no longer a novice in debate.
Fees: $20 per LD, $40 per team. (Pay TCFL Dues with first entry) Make checks payable to Tri-County Forensic league.
8:00 - 8:30 Registration (Coaches & Judges)
8:30 - 9:30 Judge Orientation
9:30 - 11:30 Rd I
11:30 - 1:30 Rd II
1:30 - 2:00 Lunch Break
2:00 - 4:00 Rd III (Hi-Low Power Match within brackets)
Awards to follow immediately after last round!
"Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity."
Sept./Oct. LD topic: (Our Fall Open LD Debate will use same topic)
"Resolved: The United States ought to implement a single-payer universal healthcare system."
"Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase its investment in high-speed rail."
Judges: Each school is obligated to provide one qualified judge per every 2 Policy, Parli, & Pofo teams,* and one qualified judge per every 4 LD entries.* Don’t forget varsity students can judge. If your judging quota is not met, your entries may be dropped. Judges should have pens, flow pads, and laptops.
* or fraction thereof
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, October 18, 2021, by 11:55pm. Register at Tabroom.com. E-mail Jerome Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions. Entries will only be accepted by coaches on contact sheet. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU DON'T SEE YOUR SCHOOL LISTED ON THE ENTRIES PAGE, YOU'RE NOT ENTERED.