Green River Tournament
2022 — Green River, WY/US
The Green River High School Speech & Debate Team would like to invite you to its annual Green River Speech Tournament to be held on Friday and Saturday, November 18-19. This will be a novice/varsity tournament.
The events will be held at Green River High School in Green River, Wyoming
Registration will take place via tabroom.com
Entry fees will be $12 for individual events and $20 for team events.
We will have initial entry deadlines of 4 per event but please waitlist students and we will try to take them!
Doubling within pattern is allowed excluding CX Debate
Please register your varsity students as judges for novice events!
Please bring as many accompanying judges as you can.
The Congress Legislation will be released on November 4. Please make sure your registered Congress students have legislation loaded into the Wyoming Legislation database on that date. Email your legislation to email@example.com at least 72 hours prior to November 4. See additional instructions here
We will be using the NSDA November/ December debate topics:
LD: Resolved: The People’s Republic of China ought to prioritize environmental protection over economic growth.
PF: Resolved: The United States’ strategy of Great Power Competition produces more benefits than harms.
CX: 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.
Novice Case Limits for the 2022-2023 Policy Debate Topic
Artificial Intelligence: Restrict development and/or use of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWs)
Biotechnology: Ban the use of germline genetic engineering in humans
Biotechnology: Substantially increase funding for vaccine research
Cyber: Ban offensive cyber operations
We ask competitors to follow the internet usage rules as defined by NSDA.
Competitors in Poetry and POI must use manuscripts and they may be used as a prop. Novices may use manuscripts in all events.
Competitors in informative may use visual aids in accordance with NSDA rules.
In Extemp, questions may be taken from NFHS & NSDA. Extemp Draw is embedded in the round.
Initial Registration numbers are requested to be entered by Nov 4. Adds will not be permitted after 5pm on Nov 16. Please drop entries no later than 12pm on Nov. 18
We will operate an Equity Office at this tournament
Registration will close about 30 minutes prior to the start of the tournament-please make changes on Tabroom or notify a tournament director of the changes before that time
We will accept wait-lists and slots will be filled based on availability
First round of competition will begin at 3:30 pm.
We are excited to see everyone in person!
Please email with questions:
Dan Parson & RaNae Johnson. Tournament Czars : firstname.lastname@example.org
Londe Gagnon, Tab Officer : email@example.com
Nick Hoskins, Equity Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Peggy Gagnon, Equity Officer: email@example.com
PATTERN A ~ NOVICE AND VARSITY HUMOR, ORATORY, POETRY, EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING, INFORMATIVE,
OPEN CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE
PATTERN B~ NOVICE AND VARSITY CROSS EXAMINATION DEBATE, PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE, LINCOLN DOUGLAS DEBATE, DRAMA, DUO, POI
2:00-3:00 Registration in Front Entry Area of the High School
3:30 Pattern B Round One
5:00 Pattern B Round Two
7:00 Pattern A: Round 1 CD Session One (draw embedded)
8:15 Pattern A: Round 2 CD Session Two (draw embedded)
Saturday, November 19
8:00 Pattern B: Round 3
9:30 Pattern A: Round 3 CD Session 3 (draw embedded)
11:00 Pattern B: Round 4 Debates (Semis Drama, Duet, POI)
12:30 Pattern A: Semi Finals and Super Congress session 1
2:00 Pattern B: Semi Finals (Finals Drama, Duet, POI)
3:30 Pattern A: Final Round and Super Congress session 2
5:00 Pattern B: Final Round (Debates only)
6:45 Awards Ceremony will begin ASAP