Seattle University High School Speech and Debate Tournament

2023 — NSDA Campus, WA/US

WELCOME TO THE SEATTLE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL SPEECH AND DEBATE TOURNAMENT

We are so happy that you will be joining us for the Seattle University, High School Speech and Debate Tournament. As a reminder, all events will be held ON-LINE on NSDA Campus.

REMINDER: REGISTER BY WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25.

EVENTS OFFERED

Open and Junior LD and PF and Worlds School Debate

Open Congress

Open divisions in all WSFA speech events plus SPAR and Ed Comm and Oral Interp and Radio Commentary

We are a TOC Bid in LD, PF, Congress, and IEs Tournament. For more information about this elite tournament, please visit https://uktoc.org/bid-tournaments/ at the University of Kentucky.

We are a NIETOC bid tournament! NIETOC uses a sliding scale to determine the number of bids based on the number of entries in each event. Please check outhttp://nietoc.com/for more information about this phenomenal tournament!

Online Platforms

-Debate: NSDA Campus

-Speech: NSDA Campus

Judging ratio: 1:3 in LD and PF; 1:2 in World Schools, 1:5 in Congress.

SCHEDULE--ALL TIMES ARE PACIFIC STANDARD TIME

Friday January 27--PACIFIC STANDARD TIME

Rd 1 Debate: 3:45 – 6:00 Session 1 Congress: 4:00 – 6:15

Rd 2 Debate: 6:00 – 8:00 Session 2 Congress: 7:00 – 9:15

Rd 3 Debate: 8:00 – 10:00

Yes—prelim LD and PF debates are double-flighted.

Saturday January 28--PACIFIC STANDARD TIME

Rd 1 IE Synchronous: 8 – 9:15(Extemp Prep begins at 8am)

Rd 4 Debate: 9:15 – 11:15 Super Session Congress 9:15 – 11:15

Rd 2 IE Synchronous: 11:15 – 12:30(Extemp Prep begins at 11:15am)

Rd 5 Debate: 12:30 – 2:30 Super Session Congress 12:30 – 2:30

Rd 3 IE Synchronous: 2:30 – 3:45(Extemp Prep begins at 2:30pm)

Elim 1 Debate: 3:45 – 4:45ALLJUDGES JUDGE—THIS IS ABSOLUTELY NEEDED!

Finals IE (All Events): 4:30 – 6:00—ALL JUDGES NEEDED!

(Extemp Prep begins at 4:30pm, debaters in octos will be scheduled in the middle of the finals round to avoid conflicting with the debate elims).

Elim 2 Debate: 5:45 – 6:45ALLJUDGES JUDGE—DO NOT LEAVE THE TOURNAMENT!

Awards I: 6:45 – 7:30 with jazzy powerpoint

Elim 3 Debate: 7:30 – 8:30ALLJUDGES WITH DEBATERS IN QUARTERS JUDGE

Elim 4 Debate: 8:45 – 9:45ALLJUDGES WITH DEBATERS IN SEMIS JUDGE

Awards II for Elims after Awards I happen in round

ALL JUDGESare obligated forat least 2 out rounds beyond their TEAM’s last competitor.

Questions?

Contact Jim Hanson, Tournament Host, athansonj@seattleu.edu(fees, overarching tournament rules)

Contact Sarah Sherry, Tournament Director, atsherrysm@puyallup.k12.wa.us(entries, tab issues)