Iowa City Cross River Classic
2023 — Iowa City, IA/US
Iowa City West, Liberty and City High Schools welcome you to our tri-school tournament! The three Iowa City Community School District High Schools have combined their efforts to provide Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate and Speech Main Individual Events.
The Iowa City Cross River Classic is a Tournament of Champions bid in CX debate at the finals level.
Based on our entry and judge numbers, we will offer an appropriatelevel of prefs and strikes in CX.
Independent entries will be admitted only with confirmation of these criteria:
Permission of the school administrator via a letter on school letterhead
Verification of parent permission via a letter
Certification of a judge who can judge the full commitment. This includes all elimination rounds that are required.
LD-January/February NSDA Topic
PF- February NSDA Topic
CX- Resolved: The United States federal government should substantial increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.
Note to CX coaches- Novice and Varsity will not have any limits. All arguments are open for debate.
Friday, February 24th
4:30-6:30 Round 1 NCX & VCX
7:15-9:15 Round 2 NCX & VCX
Saturday, February 25th
8:00-10:00 Round 3 NCX & VCX
10:30-12:30 Round 4 NCX & VCX
1:15-3:15 Round 5 NCX & VCX
4:00-6:00 Round 6 VCX Semifinals NCX
7:00-9:00 Quarterfinals VCX Finals NCX
Sunday, February 26th
8:00-10:00 Semifinals VCX
10:45-12:45 Finals VCX
Fees will automatically be calculated and can be found on your Tabroom invoice.
unless other arrangements are made prior to the tournament. Checks should be made payable to ‘Iowa City West Debate’ and can be mailed prior to the tournament to 2901 Melrose Ave, Iowa City, IA52246.
If it is impossible to pay ahead of time or at registration due to your district's financial protocols, please notifyJohn prior to the tournament, and we would appreciate a copy of a payment request be turned into us at registration. Thank you for your understanding.
All schools will be expected to provide a check at registration unless the check was mailed or arrangements were made ahead of time.
Thank you so much for considering our tournament and please feel free to contact the tournament with any questions or concerns.
John H. Cooper, Iowa City West Director of Forensics
Drew , Iowa City City Head Debate Coach
Kalen McCain, Iowa City Liberty Head Debate Coach